Alissa Nutting and Dean Bakopoulos

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Alissa Nutting is author of novels Tampa (Ecco/HarperCollins) and the forthcoming Made for Love (Ecco/HarperCollins). Her writing has appeared in Tin House, Fence, BOMB, Elle, The New York Times, Conduit, and O: The Oprah Magazine, as well as the fairy tale anthology My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me.  

Dean Bakopoulos’s Please Don’t Come Back from the Moon was a New York Times Notable Book. His second novel, My American Unhappiness, was named one of the year’s best novels by The Chicago Tribune, and his latest novel, Summerlong made the independent bookstore bestseller list. 


Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
When You Hate the Job You’re Supposed to Love

“Jobs are insidiously hard to compartmentalize. So is dying inside.”

Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
When Depression Is the Third In Your Relationship

Helium balloons, magic robot fairies, and dangerous myths about love.

Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
Cover Photo: illustrations by Tallulah Pomeroy/photo by Jae Lee via flickr
A Case of Picnic Anxiety

Introducing End It Now?, an advice column. Question 1: What to do about nervous tics?