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Brittany Ackerman

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Brittany Ackerman had her first child last year and is now the type of person who incessantly writes about motherhood. She teaches writing at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee and is the author of an essay collection and a novel.

— From February 2024
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Such Gifts

He tells me how Mom’s rabbi tried to convince him that life has a purpose, but my brother wasn’t having it. Existence is a tapestry of chaos, he writes, that we impose meaning on to give our lives purpose.

February 2024
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