Amy Berkowitz is a writer living in San Francisco. Her first book, Tender Points (Timeless, Infinite Light, 2015), is a longform lyric essay about chronic pain and trauma. Her writing on chronic illness, sexism in medicine, rape culture, and other topics has been published in McSweeney’s, Ladygunn, and Wolfman New Life Quarterly. She’s currently working on a novel (and a short talk about oranges). More at

What I'm Reading: 

Just read The Leftovers by Shaelyn Smith and looking forward to reading Women Talking by Miriam Toews.