Julianna’s latest essay is now up at O: The Oprah Magazine
“By the time I was ten, I was my mother’s confessor. My older siblings were teenagers or already out in the world. I was the only one left, and she was bored and a little lonesome—or maybe, for the first time, she had the bandwidth to reflect on her own life and childhood. She would keep me home from school to do banking, play casino, and tell me the darkest stories you’ve ever heard….” Click here to read the rest.
If you like this one, it’s part of an anthology, WHAT MY MOTHER AND I DON’T TALK ABOUT, which includes essays from some absolutely brilliant writers.