Ashes, ashes, we all fall down. Or some of us, most of us, ok, all of us do at one time or another. After contemplating a recent fall–not my first & probably not my last–and believing the pain and humiliation to be a universal condition, I decided to write about it.

“Falling” has just been published in the August-September Pilcrow & Dagger–the issue’s theme is “That’s Gonna Leave a Mark.” You can read my essay here or download the issue from the website.

What’s a pilcrow, you ask? Check it out on the cover–it’s the backwards “P” used as a paragraph mark.

About Alice Lowe

I am a freelance writer, avid reader and Virginia Woolfophile in San Diego, California. I have published essays and reviews about Virginia Woolf, including two monographs in the Bloomsbury Heritage Series published by Cecil Woolf Publishers, London: "Beyond the Icon: Virginia Woolf in Contemporary Fiction," and "Virginia Woolf as Memoirist." My personal essays have been published in more than sixty literary journals and can be followed on my blog: www.aliceloweblogs.wordpress.com.
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