Cover Photo: ‘The Way We Were’ (1973)
‘The Way We Were’ (1973)

How to Be Heartbroken

On love, loss, and consuming heartbreak art.

Jesus’ SonI am on a lonely road and traveling, traveling, traveling,

Frances Ha rightright

mise en scèneshould

Under the Tuscan Sun—A Star is Bornme!High Fidelity.rightly

seen,boys.

seenhadbacktalented,beautifully.

just begin

right;Moonstruck.

grand

Heartbreak, heartbreak.

brilliant,poignant,boldtoward

right.

have

Our letters are like , it’s star-crossed like , it’s like ___, he’s like ___, we’re like ____.

well, that settles that

Brittany K. Allen is a New York-based writer,  performer and library goblin. Her short fiction and essays have been published on The Toast, The Tishman Review, and Green Mountains Review, among other places. Her plays have been heard or developed at The Lark, Ars Nova, and  Ensemble Studio Theatre, among other other places. She's a proud member of Youngblood, the award-winning young playwrights collective at Ensemble Studio Theatre.