Miah Jeffra

Miah Jeffra is author of THE FIRST CHURCH OF WHAT'S HAPPENING (Nomadic, 2017), The Fabulous Ekphrastic Fantastic! (Sibling Rivalry, 2020), and THE VIOLENCE ALMANAC (Black Lawrence Press, 2020). They have been awarded the New Millennium Prize for fiction, the Sidney Lanier Fiction Prize, The Atticus Review Creative Nonfiction Prize, the Alice Judson Hayes Fellowship, and Lambda Literary Fellowship for nonfiction. Residencies include Ragdale and The Hub City Writers Project. Recent publications include The North American Review, Fourteen Hills Review, The Atticus Review, The Nervous Breakdown and Fifth Wednesday. Miah is founding editor of queer literary collaborative, Foglifter Press.

Holding Life Lightly: Crybaby Will Dry Our Tears

by | October 4, 2022

Miah Jeffra reviews Cheryl Klein's fertility and cancer memoir "Crybaby", an exploration of cancer, fertility, eating disorder, queer desire, and the self.

book cover for Crybaby