Tracy O'Neill

Instructor & Writer
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Tracy O'Neill is the author of The Hopeful. She is a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree and was awarded the Center for Fiction's Emerging Writers Fellowship. Her fiction has appeared in Granta, LitHub, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, The Literarian, Narrative, and Guernica. O'Neill's nonfiction has been published in The Atlantic, the New Yorker, Bookforum, The Guardian and Rolling Stone online; in VQR, Grantland, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She teaches at the City College of New York. Website: tracyoneill.net

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Stories

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A Scar Is Not a Story

The sentiment persists that scars construct character. I wish it were that easy.

Feb 03, 2017
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To Face a Family

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