Unpacking the problems around the dynamics between male professors and female students in the literary community, how accusations should be reported, and journalistic responsibility.
A superb essay by Jia Tolentino about rape and the story of Lori Maddox, who spoke about losing her virginity to David Bowie when she was just 15 years old.
Jia Tolentino looks back at the two novels she started but never finished, and what she learned about writing.
“I can’t think of an obligation that feminism ought to have lifted faster than the obligation that a woman construct her life around agreement—and yet, this year, it seems like this is exactly what many people understand feminism, within its own sphere, to be.”
Jia, an alumnus of UVA, visits the campus during rush week after the Rolling Stone rape story controversy.
An essay about women’s writing on the internet, Italian novelist Elena Ferrante, and the potential of fiction writing to expose certain truths.
“I tell people all the time I never really drank the water, but of course that’s not totally true.” Recollections of a former cheerleader at a Texas private school attached to a Baptist megachurch.
Osborne, who’s been working with Drake for more than four years, on what it’s like to work with the star—and what it takes to properly care for one’s voice while on tour.