Susan Patton, otherwise known as “The Princeton Mom,” has gained some measure of fame after her open letter went live on The Daily Princetonian. In her letter, she addresses the young women attending Princeton University, advising them to find “a husband before they graduate.” Instead of giving professional advice, or even advice about how to be …
We’ve entered that time of year again. SXSW. A time of art, film, music, and discussion. A time of celebrating the new. There’s so much culture, so much to see and hear and experience. It’s a packed but beautiful week-long party that consumes all of Austin, Texas. Let’s talk about music. For musicians, SXSW serves …
Talk about love, death, the sea, castles and hot sex—in another language.
Whatever keeps you from laying on the floor crying . . .
Did someone buy your book at the AWP Conference?
This delirious desire to cleanse society is the futile grasping to control the unleashable. It reeks of fear. A horror of men who love men, of a woman who is both one and split, of a body that reveals as much as reflects.
Everyone defines him or herself in relation to others and the world. Lots of women are subordinated by men — we don’t self-actualize — so we turn away from love.