How I Learned the Craft of Going on Dates with Girls
I have dated long enough to see a change, and I am still young enough to work at the craft.
look see feel no splinters here.
Meg Elison is a science fiction author and feminist essayist. Her debut novel, The Book of the Unnamed Midwife, won the 2014 Philip K. Dick Award and was listed as a James A. Tiptree Award recommendation. Elison has been published in McSweeney’s, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Catapult, and many other places. Elison is a high school dropout and a graduate of UC Berkeley. Website: megelison.com. Twitter: @megelison.
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