“Female Essayists Seize the Day”

October 17, 2014 | 2 books mentioned

Though major publications like The New York Times are still questioning the importance and power of female essayists, Lucy Scholes argues that women are producing “some of the best writing today” and as proof lists several of the best recent essay collections by women in a piece for The Daily Beast. Incidentally, that list includes titles such as The Empathy Exams and The Opposite of Loneliness, both of which were reviewed for The Millions (here and here, respectively).

is a staff writer for The Millions. She lives in New York and every so often writes things at kaulielewis.wordpress.com.

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