Reading Women

Reading Women releases new episodes every Wednesday. Each month features two episodes on the same theme—one highlighting a range of titles and one discussing two titles more in depth—and two author interviews with women writers whose work we’ve loved.

Interview with Alice Bolin

Today we chat with Alice Bolin about her essay collection Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession

Books Mentioned

Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession

Author Bio

Alice Bolin‘s nonfiction has appeared in many publications including ELLE, the Awl, theLA Review of Books, Salon, VICE’s Broadly, The Paris Review Daily, and The New Yorker‘s Page-Turner blog. She is an assistant professor of creative nonfiction at the University of Memphis. For more from the author please visit or @alicebolin on Twitter. 

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