From the Archive: “Are You There, Judy Blume? It’s Me, Rachel”, by Rachel Kessler

This essay was commissioned by SAL on the occasion of our program featuring Judy Blume in the 2014/15 Literary Arts Series, on June 11, 2015. It was written by WITS Writer-in-Residence Rachel Kessl…

Source: From the Archive: “Are You There, Judy Blume? It’s Me, Rachel”, by Rachel Kessler

THE END Video Poem

Just a few ways to end.

This video is a collaboration with Sierra Nelson. Together we are Vis-a-Vis Society, a group of poet-scientists dedicated to the analysis of the everyday. This excerpt is from Vis-a-Vis Society’s much longer video poem/instructional video of 1,000 ways to end. Premiered as part of Vis-a-Vis Society’s interactive installation piece “Registration” at NEPO 5K Don’t Run 2015. Written and performed by Rachel Kessler and Sierra Nelson. Director of cinematography: Britta Johnson. Editor: Britta Johnson. Sound: Britta Johnson. Studio Recording: Kent Kessler.


Nancy Guppy interviews me on a trampoline for Seattle Magazine

Nancy Guppy and I ate blueberry lavender lemon pancakes and looked at the sky through the tree branches and talked about writing and religion. Here is a quote from the interview that Nancy Guppy did not use:

Nancy Guppy: What is your book about?

Rachel Kessler: It’s a series of essays about my vagina.

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