To Be a Princess

By Jessica Copenhaver To Be A Princess When I was ten, still cradling a dream-soaked mind and a heart beating with hope My parents gave me To be a Princess. The book showed royalty’s reality, women viewed just like the napkins in their palaces—use once and discard. With each page turned, each line read,… Continue reading To Be a Princess


Between Two Worlds

By Jessica Copenhaver A South African woman struggles to integrate into a Botswanan community as she loses her grip on her sanity and identity. There is a predictable story prevalent in colonial history, a story of imperial forces oppressing indigenous populations, leaving them forever altered and destroyed. Throughout these stories a sharp binary is drawn… Continue reading Between Two Worlds