Kristen Arnett

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Kristen Arnett is the author of With Teeth: A Novel (Riverhead Books, 2021) and the NYT bestselling debut novel Mostly Dead Things (Tin House, 2019) which was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in fiction. She is a queer fiction and essay writer and she lives in Florida.


Cover Photo: A photograph of the top of a bright green lawnmower atop a bed of bright green grass. The photo is cropped such that only half of the lawnmower top is visible.
Being a Dad Means Respecting the Yard

Part of how I think about myself as a dad is how I take care of other people, but it’s also in how I care for the living world around me.

Sep 29, 2021
Cover Photo: A photograph of two hands clinking together beer bottles in front of a sunset.
Let’s Crack Open a Couple of Cold Ones

When it comes to how I experience Dad Culture, I have to admit I’m a sucker for beers.

Aug 18, 2021
Cover Photo: photo by Emily Mucha/flickr
The Lord’s Supper

“If you let God in and then don’t let him out again, what happens to your body?”

Oct 04, 2016