Joy Ladin conveys the surreal sense of loss and defamiliarization that accompanies the aftermath of a divorce.
Joy Ladin employs a stark, visceral metaphor in this account of an unforgettable childhood lesson.
Joy Ladin captures both a parent’s love and a sense of deep loss in this villanelle.
Author, professor, and parent Joy Ladin speaks on her transition from male to female and how it has made her think about what it really means to be “a woman.”
A boy crosses the threshold to manhood in Joy Ladin’s poem, but he’s not the only one who has changed.
Joy Ladin offers a bittersweet remembrance of a father who loved and was loved from a distance.