Recommended Reading: The Barista’s Burden

June 7, 2013

Recommended Reading: For the writers who make coffee for their day jobs, Lucy Schiller discusses the burden of being happy all the time as a San Francisco barista in “Service with a Smile.” The essay is the first in a weekly series by The Riveter, a magazine spotlighting original longform journalism by women. Pair with Jason Diamond’s essay on being mistaken for a professional barista.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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