LENNY LETTER: PHONE A FRIEND
"We call because we feel alone but don’t want to be left alone. We call because we need space for joy and connection; talking makes that space."
THE CUT: WHY I'M TEACHING MY DAUGHTERS TO BE RUDE
"I would no longer teach them that they owe anyone smiles or gratitude for being noticed. I would no longer train them to weaken their boundaries for the sake of being polite."
BOOK NOTES AT LARGEHEARTED BOY
Playlist and notes on the songs for Back Talk.
SIGNATURE READS: 6 MUST-READS BY WOMEN, FOR WOMEN
"Every time I see a woman in public reading a book by a man (usually dead, usually white), I fantasize about offering her a book by a woman instead, replacing the male voices in her head with female ones one book at a time."
GLIMMER TRAIN BULLETIN 133: QUESTION EVERYTHING
"It's only by stepping into that unknown and uncomfortable space repeatedly during my process that I can become more deliberate in the story I'm telling."
GLIMMER TRAIN BULLETIN 66: BECOMING A MAPBUILDER
"Every writer has those stories and books that make you want to cry uncle, that convince you that the stories you want to tell have been told before, and better."