New Year, New Book
I’m happy to welcome 2023 by announcing the publication of a new collection — Feminists Reclaim Mentorship: An Anthology — that I’ve co-imagined and co-edited with Tahneer Oksman.
Is this Recovery?
Year 10 of my scan-to-scan existence. I don’t know what’s more amazing: that I’m still alive or that the cancer has become (almost) chronic. Please check out the
Border Crossings, May 2008
According to today’s reporting, more than 70,000 thousand refugees have fled Ukraine for Moldova. I return in memory, shock, and disbelief to my Eastern European “roots trip,” as
Paperback Writer 2022
Almost exactly three years ago (longer in pandemic time) I published my book about women’s friendships, My Brilliant Friends. It’s now out in paperback, again with Jojo Karlin’s
My Cancer on Lockdown
For a long time, I’ve been living with cancer, lung cancer to be exact. This is in fact year 8. I had more or less come to terms
Remembering Feminists and Brilliant Friends at Sussex University
Dear Friends, If you happen to have London plans in February, I’d love to see you at my conversation with Margaretta Jolly about her extraordinary new book Sisterhood
Scenes from a Library: My Brilliant Friends: Our Lives in Feminism—in Paris.
Despite the backdrop of a rainy October evening, my conversation with my old friend Celeste Schenck, President of the American University in Paris
Friendship in Paris
Chères amies, chers amis, If you are headed to Paris in October—or perhaps are already there—please stop by for one of my conversations—with friends—about My Brilliant Friends. The
Welcome. Some musings on my current preoccupations with the worlds of illness and the worlds of books: the vicissitudes of living with cancer and the need, for now, to launch (a k a promote) my new memoir, My Brilliant Friends: Our Lives in Feminism. Naturally, I inhabit both spaces, which makes for a strangely bifurcated, though far from boring, existence. Click to view both Feminist Friendship Archive and My Multifocal Life projects.