Rachel Jamison Webster

Rachel Jamison Webster is a Professor of Creative Writing at Northwestern University and the author of four books of poetry.
Image of COVID-19 virus. Graphic by Bianca Ibarlucea.
Pandemic Files

History is Another Word for Trauma

My aunt survived the Blitz and an orphanage, and taught me how to endure my partner's death. When coronavirus took her, she gave me one final lesson.
Rachel Jamison Webster
May 11, 2020