Dear Lane: “How To Be Alone” is Vulnerable, Funny, and Profoundly Healing

How To Be Alone gave me closure for trauma.

Funny Pages: Female Comedians and the Redefinition of the Memoir

As memoirs are enjoying a huge popularity boost, the comedy genre has had an even larger surge in demand recently. Read more »

24-hour Women: Drinking to Escape Patriarchy

Alcoholic men are often praised for admitting they have a problem while alcoholic women are shamed. Read more »

At the Borders, On the Margins: Jean Guerrero’s “Crux” puts a reporter’s lens on family and memory

Memoir fans will love the ambitious and sometimes experimental structure of Jean Guererro’s debut. Read more »

Traveling Lite: Why Women’s Travel Memoirs Get Sold Short

Men’s stories are seen as universal, women’s as particular.  Read more »

No More White Girl Tales: “Mean” Reimagines Memoirs for Women of Color

Myriam Gurba’s criticism of white America’s racial myopia couldn’t be better timed. Read more »