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When Will the Rural Mother Rise Up?

While men like J.D. Vance get to follow their dreams, women are left behind to pick up the pieces

In the spring of 2016, the Kenyon Review published my essay “On Poverty,” about being a writer and single parent living below the poverty line in rural Appalachia. I wrote about how difficult it is for those who are not wealthy to have access…



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Alison Stine

Alison Stine’s novel TRASHLANDS will release from MIRA/HarperCollins in October. Her first novel won the Philip K Dick Award. She writes for The New York Times.