Appearing Elsewhere

January 1, 2010 | 2

My (very) short story “Pretzel Girl” is up at FiveChapters; it’s part of their second annual Infinite Chapters series, wherein a story is posted each day for a little over two weeks.  So far, there are stories by Paul Yoon and Jami Attenberg, among others.

is a staff writer and contributing editor for The Millions. She is the author of the novella If You're Not Yet Like Me, the New York Times bestselling novel, California, and Woman No. 17. She is the editor of Mothers Before: Stories and Portraits of Our Mothers As We Never Saw Them.


  1. Thanks so much, Michelle! (By the way, your personalization in my mother-in-law’s copy of Blame (“Quit that darn book club!”) had her hooting with laughter.

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