Weathering the COVID-19 pandemic in Fort Worth, Texas, I’m continually dismayed by the ways that money and politics are prioritized over human life all around me. In November, for example, our mayor cheerfully hosted a national rodeo competition, bringing in thousands of tourists during a period when we had fewer than twenty available ICU beds… Read more →
Layne Parish Craig
Layne Parish Craig is a faculty member in the English Department at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Her research and teaching focus on narrative representations of medicine, reproduction, and the physical body, particularly in early twentieth-century literature. She is the author of the 2013 monograph When Sex Changed: Birth Control and Literature between the World Wars (Rutgers). Her most recent publications discuss WWI nurse Ellen La Motte’s literary writing (Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, Spring 2020) and social media representations of in vitro fertilization (Literature and Medicine, Spring 2020).