Abby Walthausen

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Abby Walthausen's writing has appeared in The Public Domain Review, The Paris Review Daily, The Atlantic, Zocalo Public Square, Atlas Obscura, Common-place, Mutha, Extra Crispy, LARB, Electric Literature, and LitHub. Fictional work has been published by Gigantic, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, the Made in LA anthology, Santa Monica Review, Gulf Stream, and is forthcoming in Sycamore Review . She lives in Echo Park, Los Angeles where she guides a tour about twentieth-century printmaker Paul Landacre, and is at work on a novel, ST. CYR.


Cover Photo: An image of Charlotte from the 1973 animated film adaptation of Charlotte's Web: a feminized spider with two pairs of big eyes
Finding the Right Face for Charlotte in ‘Charlotte’s Web’

In insisting on an anatomically correct Charlotte, E. B. White was playing with fire: People hate real spiders.

Feb 04, 2020