Kevin Allison interviews Tracy about the process of creating and performing her shocking and deeply emotional story “Transcendent” as part of the Live From Philly episode. The interview contains excerpts from Tracy’s story.
Stories with keyword: suicide
Beth and her friends are in St. Petersburg, FL, partying a little after a conference they were at, when on their walk home, they find a decapitated head of a woman on the sidewalk. While waiting for police to arrive, … Continue reading
15-year old Amy is an honors student, a high achiever and an innocent “girl scout,” but her parents are aggressively adversarial towards her: there are blowout fights and screaming arguments on an unpredictable schedule, and often threats to kick Amy … Continue reading
Melanie moved to Taos, New Mexico to work on the book she was trying to write. While there, she worked at a pizza parlor and started a relationship with one of her co-workers — a handsome, outdoor-adventurer type who quickly … Continue reading
Tracy is a sophomore at Bard College searching for transcendental experiences to escape from the grief she’s been carrying inside. When she takes mushrooms for the first time, the initial good trip gives way to feelings of suicidality. The next … Continue reading
In 1988, Jan is 22, and an aspiring animator who’s moved to Japan to go to school for the craft. She lives at the edge of Tokyo, by the Tama river, goes to school all day, and washes dishes in … Continue reading