Nicole Walker

Nicole Walker is the author of the collections The After-Normal: Brief, Alphabetical Essays on a Changing Planet from Rose Metal Press and Sustainability: A Love Story from Mad Creek Books. Her previous books include Where the Tiny Things Are, Egg, Micrograms, Quench Your Thirst with Salt, and This Noisy Egg.

Abortion Isn’t Beautiful

In this excerpt from Choice Words, Annie Finch's anthology of abortion literature, author Nicole Walker contemplates the beauty—or lack thereof—in abortion.