Jasmin Aviva Sandelson

Jasmin Aviva Sandelson is the author of the Looking Out (under contract with Princeton University Press). She received a PhD in sociology from Harvard University and is currently an MFA student at New York University, where she holds an Axinn Fellowship in nonfiction. Sandelson’s writing appears in Longreads, Hobart, Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood, and elsewhere.

Jasmin Aviva Sandelson



She takes the test on her birthday.  “You’ll want a baby right away, won’t you?” he’d joked three months earlier, before their August wedding. She’d demurred, but she knew she was lying. By November, there it is: a growth, a cluster of splitting cells. It knits itself from the fibers of her flesh.  The Talmud […]

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