Favourite Pieces


…you’ll find links to some of my favourite articles, essays, and interviews written (almost entirely) by and about badass women across the web. (Plus a few by Ta-Nehisi Coates.)

Some are poignant and powerful, others silly and sarcastic. Each one has inspired me to be a better writer.

The New York Times

What Is Glitter? by Caity Weaver.

I Also Went to the Royal Wedding by Caity Weaver.

The Bitch America Needs by Andi Zeisler.

The New Yorker

Losing Religion and Finding Ecstasy in Houston

The Fiends and the Folk Heroes of Grifter Season

Both by Jia Tolentino.

The Outline

Finding God on the Moon by Allyson Gross.

The Sunday Times

Dolly Alderton on the Singular Joy of Solo Travel by Dolly Alderton.

Man Repeller

Does Everyone Have a Friendship Complex, or Just Me? by Haley Nahman.

The Lie I Used To Tell Myself About Time by Emily Graham.

The Everywhereist

I Made the Pizza Cinnamon Rolls from Mario Batali’s Sexual Misconduct Apology Letter by Geraldine DeRuiter.


Some Advice for Men Who Are Worried They’ll Be Part of the Sexual Assault ‘Witch Hunt’ by Hillary Kelly.


What Meghan Markle Means for Britain, and for Me by Tariro Mzezewa.


Why ‘Being Enough’ Changed Everything by Meghan Markle.

How to Live a Life of Reading with No Regrets by Kayla Dean.

Read It Forward

What Publishing My First Book Taught Me About Love by Hannah Orenstein.


Matilda Actress Mara Wilson: A 13-Year-Old Girl Is Not “All Grown Up” by Mara Wilson.

Elite Daily

My #MeToo Story Wasn’t Textbook Sexual Assault, But It Still Matters by Alexia LaFata.


8 Movie Couples Who Shouldn’t Have Ended Up Together

I Watched 7 Disney Classics for the First Time Ever and Here’s What I Learned

Both by Mariah Smith.


Lucy Mangan: being “relentlessly, tirelessly ambitious” isn’t for everyone by Lucy Mangan.

The Atlantic

My President Was Black

‘There Are No Fat People in Paris’

Both by Ta-Nehisi Coates.


My 14-Hour Search for the End of TGI Friday’s Endless Appetizers by Caity Weaver.

The Wall Street Journal

To (All) the Colleges That Rejected Me by Suzy Lee Weiss.