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Plastic Mothers

Lauren John Joseph

‘In essence she acted as though I were the kid her mother had left her to raise.’

Lauren John Joseph on the blurred contours of motherhood.

Lauren John Joseph

Lauren John Joseph is a writer, film-maker and artist educated at King’s College London, University of California, Berkeley and Central St Martins. They are the author of the experimental prose volume Everything Must Go, and the plays Boy in a Dress and A Generous Lover. Their novel At Certain Points We Touch was selected as one of the Observer’s Top 10 Debuts of 2022.

Photograph © Studio Prokopiou

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