Tracy O'Neill

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Tracy O'Neill is the author of The Hopeful. She was named a 2015 National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honoree and received the Center for Fiction Emerging Writers Fellowship in 2012. Her writing has appeared in Granta, Narrative, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker's Sporting Scene blog, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, The Atlantic, Guernica, The Guardian, Bookforum, The Literarian, Grantland, VQR, The San Francisco Chronicle, and LitHub. She teaches at the City College of New York.

Stories

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To Face a Family: My Brother’s Pain, My Uncles’ Vote, and the Things That Tear Us Apart

That my brother and I were not white like the rest of my family didn’t seem to matter much. And then it did.

Dec 09, 2016
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After the Playground

I wanted someone to play with, but I wanted to create the rules.

Oct 14, 2016
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The Grooming of the Bride

“You’ll feel like a baby,” she said. But I didn’t want to feel like a baby.

Jul 29, 2016
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The Long Line to Tonight

“In line, you cannot ignore the intelligence of the flesh.”

May 20, 2016