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projects and writings of T.A. Burkholder

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I choose Before the Rain. When I start to describe the movie as Macedonian and Albanian, my partner holds up a hand, “That’s all you need to say.” He is history-minded and … Continue reading

September 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Threat of Rain

This story was originally published in Vinyl, March 2016. http://vinylpoetryandprose.com/2016/03/t-a-burkholder/   Threat of Rain   She couldn’t see or feel it yet, but it was there. All that wet wanting to … Continue reading

April 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

proof

This essay originally appeared in The Cincinnati Review vol. 9.1 in the summer of 2012. It was selected as a Notable Essay in The Best American Essays 2013.   Proof … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

an unknown shape

This essay was first published on this blog in April 2014.   An Unknown Shape   I wanted. Again and then again. I wanted my body to make the shape … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

jumpers

This essay originally appeared in The Clackamas Literary Review 2012 vol. XVII   Jumpers   I’ve been obsessed with the jumpers for months. Every day, I sit in front of … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

restraint

Read my essay “Restraint” over at Nailed Magazine.

May 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

paws

Read my essay Paws over at The Feminist Wire.  

May 19, 2015 · Leave a comment