Cover Photo: bellonaspqr


On Virginia Woolf, making hats, escapism, and how to write a novel that readers will read.

beautyto torture me

MauriceHeart of Darkness, Orlando, A Room With a View, The Waves

Mrs. Dalloway

Mrs. Dalloway

you’re trying to do the very same thingget it in


Mrs. Dalloway

To The LighthouseMrs. Dalloway

we’re all hungry, honeyThe Blindfold

Lynn Steger Strong's first novel, Hold Still, was released by Liveright/WW Norton in March 2016. She received an MFA from Columbia University and her non-fiction has been published in Guernica, LARB,, Catapult, Lit Hub, and elsewhere. She teaches both fiction and non-fiction writing at Columbia University, Fairfield University, and the Pratt Institute. Lynn's second novel, Want, is forthcoming from Henry Holt in spring 2020.