Broader Histories: On Susan Briante’s “Defacing the Monument”
Marie Scarles considers “Defacing the Monument” by Susan Briante....
Marie Scarles is a writer, editor, educator, and occasional artist currently based in Philadelphia. She writes about embodiment, late capitalism, chronic illness, work-life, and the hidden histories of urban and rural landscapes. Her work has appeared most recently in The Believer, The Rumpus, Entropy, Tricycle, and Bomb Cyclone. She is an MFA candidate in poetry and nonfiction at Rutgers University–Camden, where she teaches critical and creative writing. Find her on Twitter @mscarles or on Instagram @scarlitaa.