Articles by David Nilsen

September 26, 2017

Our World Is Straight-Up Surreal: The Millions Interviews Carmen Maria Machado 0

My body is flawed and also falls outside of specific culturally-acceptable parameters and is also actively oppressed. It experiences pleasure and brings me joy and it suffers; I fight against it and love it and accept it and loathe it. How better to grapple with these contradictions than write a book about it?

May 23, 2017

Priestdaddies 3

Why get an education when revelation is free? Why delay marriage when you’ve already given your whole self away once to God? There was no guidance against these choices. Recklessness was baptized as maturity.