Friday, January 22, 2016

“Grief Is Not Tidy”: ‘Poor Your Soul’ Author Mira Ptacin on Abortion, Loss, and Her Long Road to Publication



This week marks the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the historic Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion in America. As our legal rights and access to abortion continue to shrink, two sides stage rallies and fundraisers, and a new court case threatening Roe’s legacy looms in 2016, Mira Ptacin is on tour with her new book Poor Your Soul. This family memoir of loss and love centers around her decision to get a later abortion after learning that the baby she was carrying had defects that were incompatible with life.

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