The On Being Project

Holly Haworth
Holly Haworth
was a Jackson Fellow at Hollins University. Her work appears in OrionParabolaEarth Island Journal, Virginia Quarterly Review, and the Oxford American. She is a recipient of the Middlebury Fellowship in Environmental Journalism.

When the Light Drains the Night

by Holly Haworth

For winter solstice, one woman’s fear of losing time — and then learning to find and treasure the light in long, dark moments. Murmurations for the night.

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When the Light Drains the Night

The Thread of All Sorrows

by Holly Haworth

A Southern woman’s searching lament on the hot, boiling silence of Southern grief after the shootings in Charleston — and the inheritance of sorrow.

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The Thread of All Sorrows