Guest Author Grace Holtzclaw shares a poem about her personal battle with body dysmorphia and the media’s depiction of “beauty”. Grace reached out to ForthWrite Magazine because she believes this issue facing millions of women can no longer go undiscussed. To Burn A Reflection By Grace Holtzclaw At Dusk I tie my shoelaces and run through my neighbourhood. I listen… Continue reading "To Burn A Reflection"
“I worked at the Pantages Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles when I was 15 years old,” my grandmother tells me as I sense a growing feeling of nostalgic joy in her eyes. Film is the primary language of my grandmother and I. With each visit, I expect nothing less than watching a double feature and hearing the scandalous stories behind… Continue reading "‘That’s What I Want to Be Like’ : The Films That Shaped My Grandmother"