Reading Curtis Sittenfeld’s carefully-observed novels, we get the impression that family is the most common form of natural disaster. You don’t have to be a psychic or a fiction writer to know that, but it helps....more
Tuesday night Texas women fought to take our bodies back. Not just our individual bodies, but the metaphorical ones that theoretically represent us by proxy: the House, the Senate, the body politic....more
Amy Gentry is a freelance writer living in Austin, Texas, where she teaches high-school English, performs with feminist sketch-comedy troupe Every Girl's Annual, and runs the Austin branch of Dance Dance Party Party. She obtained her PhD in English from the University of Chicago in 2012. Her work has recently appeared in the LA Review of Books, Bright Lights Film Journal, the Austin Chronicle, and her blog, The Oeditrix.