In an interview at GQ, Patricia Lockwood talks about the perils of being extremely online.
“I mean, the internet is inside us. It’s no longer an externality. We can’t get away from that. You can do some Alias thing where you rip the chip out and you throw it in the river, but it’s too late, man. We’re not getting offline.” Gabriella Paiella interviews Patricia Lockwood.
This week, we’re sharing stories from Jane Mayer, Patricia Lockwood, Rachel E. Gross, and Theresa Okokon.
This week, we’re sharing stories from Ijeoma Oluo, Patricia Lockwood, Michael Shaw, Mairead Small Staid, and Adriana Gallardo.
Patricia Lockwood travels through the internet in this piece, first delivered as a lecture at the British Museum in February 2019.
Poet Patricia Lockwood offers ideas on how to keep writing in the unstable, toxic, distracting times we live in.
She was still living in the rectory when “Rape Joke” was published in The Awl. There is a section of the poem about the speaker’s parents’ response to the rape: It was a year before you told your parents, because he was like a son to them. The rape joke is that when you told […]