We spent all of winter in the NICU. When I was 25 weeks pregnant, I went into preterm labor and gave birth to my daughter. She weighed just one pound 13 ounces and was barely one foot long. Having a micropreemie in the NICU feels like an alternate reality. Time stops working the way one… Read more →
Megan Spencer is a black feminist artist, scholar, and mother. She is a PhD candidate living on Chumash land at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she studies black feminist ecology, specifically how black women’s visual art and literature demonstrate connections between ecological crises and various forms of racial, sexual, and state violence. Her work can be found in The Feminist Wire, The New Inquiry, and Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters (SRHM).