Elissa Bassist

Instructor & Writer
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Elissa Bassist is the editor of the column “Funny Women” on The Rumpus and the author of Hysterical, a tragicomic memoir published by Hachette. Her writing appears in The New York Times, Marie Claire, Creative Nonfiction, and more, including the best-seller Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture, ed. by Roxane Gay. She teaches writing nationally and is probably her therapist's favorite.

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Cover Photo: An Interview with Reductress by Elissa Bassist
An Interview with Reductress

Catapult instructor Elissa Bassist chats with the founders and editor-at-large of “the one and only fake women’s news magazine”

Jan 11, 2018