Trauma: Suggested Readings And Media
An open ended list of readings, podcasts, articles and more that are relevant to healing and discussing the effects of trauma. If you've engaged with any of these works, feel free to leave a comment at the bottom of this page!
Babette Rothschild, The Body Remembers
James Baldwin, Notes of a Native Son
Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison, Beloved bell hooks, Rock My Soul bell hooks, All about Love bell hooks, Sisters of the Yam Stephanie Foo, What My Bones Know Nadine Burke Harris, The Deepest Well Resmaa Menakim, My Grandmother’s Hands Audre Lorde, Your Silence Will Not Protect You Audre Lorde (edited by Roxane Gay), The Selected Works of Audre Lorde Audre Lorde, The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House Alok Vaid-Menon, Beyond the Gender Binary Kiese Laymon, Heavy Kiese Laymon, Long Division Richard Wright, Black Boy Linda Thai Nkem Ndefo Therese Cator, Embodied Black Girl (Podcast) Raina LaGrand, The Yoga Praxis Podcast Talisa Lavarry, Dakasha Cater-Carter, et. al. Confessions From Your Token Black Colleague Hala Khouri, Peace from Anxiety Deb Dana, Anchored Michelle Cassandra Johnson Nedra Tawaab, Set Boundaries, Find Peace Ericka Gail Prentis Hemphill, Finding our Way (Podcast) Lama Rod Owens, Love and Rage
Sonya Renee Taylor Adrienne Marie Brown, Journal of Radical Permission: A daily Guide for Following Your Soul’s Calling Sonya Renee Taylor, The Body is Not An Apology Cara Page and Susan Raffo, Healing Justice Gloria Anzaldua, Light in the Dark/Luz en lo Oscuro: Rewriting Identity, Spirituality and Reality Cherie Moraga, This Bridge Called My Back Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Women Who Run with the Wolves Nedra Glover, Set Boundaries, Find Peace Natali Gutierrez, The Pain We Carry Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants Vandana Shiva, Oneness vs. the 1% Arundati Roy, The God of Small Things Angela Davis, The Meaning of Freedom and other Difficult Dialogues Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God