Two Great (Feminist) Writers in Conversation

Last Sunday, I had the pleasure of listening to writers Elissa Schappell and Susan Brownmiller discuss their experiences as women writers at a free program for Women's History Month at the Brooklyn Public Library. Schappell, author of two short story collections including Blueprints for Building Better Girls (she's a personal favorite of mine from back… Continue reading Two Great (Feminist) Writers in Conversation

Everything Good Must Come to an End

The end of NaNoWriMo is upon me, which is good and bad. It's good because I won't have to feel the pressure of the 50,000 word count weighing on my shoulders, but it's bad because I won't have that pressure forcing me to write everyday. Without the deadline, I fear my writing life will go… Continue reading Everything Good Must Come to an End

What the Writers Read

A few weeks ago, I had the unique privilege of attending two readings and one lecture at Tin House's annual Summer Writer's Workshop. As a current editorial intern at Tin House Books, I was able to "sneak" in to events normally reserved for attendees of the week-long workshop held at Reed College. The first night… Continue reading What the Writers Read