In this interview, Online Nonfiction Editor Vera Carothers spoke to Melissa Febos about being honest with yourself, dropping out of high school to become a writer, and her next essay collection Girlhood. Melissa Febos is the author of the acclaimed memoir, Whip Smart (St. Martin’s Press 2010), and the essay collection, Abandon Me (Bloomsbury 2017), which was a LAMBDA Literary Award […]
Emily Bernard talks about her new book of essays Black is the Body and why she can’t resist the emotional cost of showing her scars.
Translator Emma Ramadan on her career path and translating Delphine Minoui’s newly released memoir, I’m Writing You From Tehran.
Nobody in Sally Rooney’s new novel Normal People—an addictive account of the relationship between two brainy college students—would ever use the word “intimacy.”