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To the Bone Is Nothing New: Depicting Eating Disorders Has Always Meant Glamorizing

JoAnna Novak

07.17.17

“By getting stalled on the question of whether or not eating disorders are glamorized in their depiction (they are, case closed), we are culturally yet again distracted by skinniness.” JoAnna Novak opens up about her own struggle with EDs while deconstructing what’s really on display in To The Bone, a controversial new Netflix-produced film depicting the life of a 20-year-old anorexic girl searching for answers.

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Cheat

JoAnna Novak

04.04.14

A new poem from JoAnna Novak containing cake, corn, altars, and beaks, selected by Spring poetry editor, Molly Brodak.