From “The Year of the Defector,” illustration by Dara Herman Zierlein

TURNING PURPLE, featured column at The Rumpus

The Year of the Defector *

Blood Feast

The Borderland *

* selected for Memoir Monday, a weekly curated list of the best essays from Guernica, Granta, Longreads, Catapult, Narratively, and The Rumpus.

Interview

Lesbian Domestic: Kristen Arnett Interviewed by Leigh Hopkins, BOMB

Selected Essays

The Brazilian Healer and the Patron Saint of Impossible Causes, featured essay, Longreads

“SOMEDAY I’LL BE DEAD, AND THEN HOW WILL YOU FEEL ABOUT IT?”: A MOTHER/DAUGHTER CUSTOM-ENGRAVED BRACELET, McSweeney’s

These Days, featured column, Corporeal

You say, write something hopeful, featured column, Corporeal

You are the Rest of Us, featured column, Corporeal

Make a little birdhouse in your soul, featured column, Corporeal

Still Gonna Do (#ShePersisted), The Manifest-Station

The Right to Bare Arms, ENTROPY Magazine

Selected Fiction

S1:E1 Lock Her Up, featured column, Corporeal

S1:E2 “The Introvert’s Guide to Impeachment,” featured column, Corporeal

S1:E3 Moonlight, featured column, Corporeal

S1:E4 Pathétique, featured column, Corporeal

Over Everything, featured column, Corporeal

Test Tank, featured column, Corporeal