Maya Eli Pearson
Maya Eli Pearson is an MFA candidate in fiction at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Previously, she worked as an editorial aide at Northwestern University Press. She received her bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University, where she majored in both creative writing and radio/tv/film. While she hails from Northern Virginia, she now resides in Iowa City, where she can be found working on a novel and attempting to provide a good life for her numerous spider plants. She has also been known to spend too much time on Twitter: @mayallegedly.
Content by Maya Eli Pearson
Black Girl Inside Outpatient
BY Maya Eli Pearson
You know she knows that by “your coworker,” you really mean Annie, the head of HR, who assured you during the last meeting, the one where it was strongly recommended that you take some time off, that “there’s no shame in the occasional breakdown.”