The author of The Female Persuasion on mentorship, the 24-hour news cycle, and ideas of forward motion.
The author of How to Write an Autobiographical Novel on reading Tarot cards, working with traumatic material and why writers timeshare their bodies.
The author of Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion on illusions about the lives of working writers, trends in criticism, and how writers make money.
The author of Von Spatz on the relationship between creativity and mental health, deer-drawing and Disney, and the allure of American landscapes.
The author of Look Alive Out There on neighbours, Generation X, and pot-smoking hippies in Northern California.
The author of The Recovering on archival addiction narratives, excavating how things get better, and sugar.
The author of Stealing the Show on the provocative power of representation, tracing female characters from Mary Tyler Moore to Broad City’s Abbi and Ilana, and why it’s strange that we still call it television.
The author of The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore on summer camps, inexplicit racism and the rarity of male authors who can write believable women characters.
The author and photographer behind Modern Whore on persona, myth, and “transforming a universal victim into her rightful position as hero.”
The author of Remnants of a Separation: A History of the Partition through Material Memory, on remembering a past “lodged in between the cracks of memory.”