Bethany Marcel

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Bethany Marcel is an alumna of the 2020 Tin House Workshop, a Contributing Editor at Barren Magazine, and a reader at The Rumpus. Her work has been published in Literary Hub, Creative Nonfiction, Longleaf Review, Post Road, and elsewhere. She's been awarded a Career Opportunity Grant from the Oregon Arts Commission and her work has been supported by residencies from Vermont Studio Center and Spruce Art. You can find her online at


Cover Photo: A photograph of a wooden bed covered by white pillows and a rumpled white comforter. The lighting is dim and the bed is heavily in shadow.
My Year of Nocturnal Panic

Each night, I faced my fear. Again and again, I went to bed.

Aug 17, 2021