INTIMA FALL 2017 | NON-FICTION

After | Melissa Cronin

Two sisters experience an irrevocable separation. 

C18.9 Malignant Neoplasm of Colon, Unspecified | Rohini Harvey

A billing code. A diagnosis. An upturned world.

Doors, Walls, Barriers, and How We Break Them Down | Jake Drobner

Adult Emergency Services: A Bellevue hospital volunteer recounts a night on the ward that counted.

Fighting to Heal | Olaf Kroneman

A shared love of boxing brings a doctor and his patient to a greater understanding of illness and race.

Hanging Out with the Boys at General Hospital | Greg Stidham

A motley crew of three old men share a hospital room and jolly times. 

Into the Arms of Strangers | Sara Lukinson

A community welcomes family members into the world of illness.

My Mudflats | Patricia Brenneman

An unusual metaphor adds to language to the struggle with illness.

No Pain No Gain | Anna Reid

A challenging workout pushes a patient to her edge.

Plague Season: A Memoir | Eileen Valinoti

Be transported back in time with imagery of the iron lung and strict conduct codes for nurses.

The Pull of Gravity | Janet Cincotta

One bacterium, two siblings, and two intertwining histories of healing.