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.…
Carmen Maria Machado talks about her new memoir, In the Dream House. The book explores domestic abuse in a lesbian relationship.
Over the years I’ve come to feel genuinely excited rather than just burdened by the idea of sitting with a subject for a long period of time.
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.