Arcs Poetica: Writing as A Form of Resilience

Originally read during #MCN2020 Virtual conference, November 2020. With deep gratitude to David Nunez, whose generative writing practice inspired this essay, Seema Rao for offering feedback on a first draft, and Lori Byrd-McDevitt and Eli Vida for general support. This is not a story about museums. This is a story about what life is like when you get laid off from a museum This is a story about writing. This is a story about how I thought I was a museum person first and forem