This graphic essay originally appeared in Volume I, Issue III of StoryBoard Memphis Quarterly in July 2022.
Funding for this project made possible by the Tennessee Arts Commission’s COVID-19 Arts Resilience Grants.
Martha Park is a writer and illustrator from Memphis, Tennessee. She received an MFA from the Jackson Center for Creative Writing at Hollins University, and was the Spring 2016 Philip Roth Writer-in-Residence at Bucknell University’s Stadler Center for Poetry. Her work has appeared in Oxford American, Guernica, The Bitter Southerner, Granta, ProPublica, and elsewhere.