The Corrosive Stigma of Aloneness: On Jill Bialosky’s “The Deceptions”

SEPTEMBER 9, 2022 A MOTHER’S INFLUENCE is undeniable; we can’t escape it. Jill Bialosky, the poet, writer, and publishing executive, knows this firsthand. In her critically acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction, she often writes in an urgent, first-person, confessional voice that seems unconsciously to resuscitate her mother’s heartaches, which have now become her own. … Read more