Perhaps as women we are always trying to record the gaze. Marginalized people are often asked to validate our distrust, trepidation, and fear....more
Marissa Higgins is a lesbian writer and editor based in Washington, DC. Her poetry has appeared in Apogee, Bone Bouquet, Noble/Gas Quarterly, Softbow, and Rogue Agent, and her nonfiction has appeared in the Washington Post, the Atlantic, Slate, NPR, Salon, and elsewhere. Her first chapbook, Shopgirls, is forthcoming with Headmistress Press in 2018.