Posts Tagged: chelsea biondolillo

What to Read When You Feel Fragmented and Seek Structure

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Chelsea Biondolillo shares a reading list in celebration of her debut essay collection, THE SKIN BIRD.

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The Essayist Must…

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Despite the horror and hopelessness (see below) that moves through the world, the essayist must have, even if it is well-buried under the most convincing costume of misanthropy, a deep and abiding love of humanity. Essayists set up beacons, send down ladders. They hold the belay rope, the flashlight, and sometimes even the first-aid kit. […]

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #40: Chelsea Biondolillo in Conversation with a Ghost Hunter

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My sister is six years younger, and as kids we never got along. In high school, I went through a phase that involved a lot of sneaking out to drink coffee and do pink-hearts with my friends. I had to creep past her room and, I always worried that she was going to wake up […]

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