Project Description

Michelle Brafman

Michelle Brafman is a Washington, DC-based writer, teacher, and writing coach. She has received numerous awards for her fiction, including a Special Mention in the Pushcart Prize Anthology. Her work has appeared in Slate, Tablet, the Minnesota Review, Fifth Wednesday Journal, and numerous other publications. She also contributes to the Lilith blog and teaches fiction writing at the Johns Hopkins University MA in Writing Program. Her new novel, Washing the Dead, will be published by Prospect Park Books in June of 2015.

We Named Them All: Stories

What happens to a woman—and a marriage—when she loses a baby not once, not twice, but five times? With a surprising amount of humor, as well as poignancy, award-winning fiction writer Michelle Brafman explores pregnancy loss from the perspectives of mother, husband, and unborn baby, providing a window onto what is usually a very private kind of grief.

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