Molly and the Unicorn

In this installment of the Fine Lines series, Emily Flake reflects on the shifting nature of magic and power in middle age.

Source: Longreads
Published: Apr 20, 2020
Length: 8 minutes (2,185 words)

Stalking a Rustically Hip Family on Instagram

“My side-eye at the family’s neo-pioneer lifestyle is accompanied by a thrum of envy for the freedom of their life and a desperate, shame-filled recognition of the disparity between their towering competence and my obvious lack thereof.”

Source: The New Yorker
Published: Mar 1, 2020
Length: 5 minutes (1,348 words)