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The Groom

By Pascale Potvin

Hover for content warnings: Implication of self-harm, suicidal ideation

First published in Journal of Erato.

Artist's Note

A feminist experiment in hyperbole, "The Groom" highlights the hidden morbidities of feminine self-priming. The narrator’s candidness points to her discomfort with her body and subsequent deprogramming of self.
Pascale is Editor-in-Chief of Wrongdoing Magazine and an Editor at a few other publications, including CHEAP POP and Walled Women Magazine. She’s also Staff Contributor for The Aurora Journal and The Jupiter Review and has placed further work in Eclectica Magazine, Maudlin House, BlazeVOX, Witch Craft Magazine, The Bitchin' Kitsch, and many others. She has a BAH from Queen’s University, and she is currently sending queries about her book series.