don't tell me women aren't the stuff of heroes // 漫云女子不英雄

Mia Sanders
2019 in:cite journal  
This zine explores the intergenerational effects of my family's forced migration—from Changsha to Taipei during the Cultural Revolution, and from Taipei to Toronto after my mother was born. I grew up in a difficult household environment, in large part because of my mother's PTSD: a direct result of the trauma she has experienced throughout her lifetime in the diaspora. I now live with PTSD, as well. "Don't tell me women aren't the stuff of heroes" is a meditation on displacement from
more » ... ent from home—across generations and borders—and the experience of finding a sense of home in the people who have hurt you the most.
doi:10.33137/incite.2.32822 fatcat:fgo3gzxna5g63ljv3yrbuowtrm