Cover Photo: This image is a picture of raviolis being made on a lightly flowered surface. Some of them are pinched and curled into tortellinis, while others are flat ravioli discs. On top of the picture, we see one of Kristen's viral tweets, which reads: "technically i am a ravioli"
Photograph by Yoav Aziz / tweet by Kristen Arnett

Finding Literary Community by Making Bad Jokes on Twitter

As part of our Social Media Week series, Kristen Arnett writes about her journey on Twitter, the Hell App, and how she uses the platform to connect with other writers and try out bits.

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.