Daphne Merkin

Daphne Merkin, a former staff writer for The New Yorker, is a regular contributor to ELLE. Her writing frequently appears in The New York TimesBookforumDeparturesTravel + LeisureWVogue, and other publications. Merkin has taught writing at the 92nd Street Y, Marymount, and Hunter College. Her previous books include Enchantment, a novel, and Dreaming of Hitler, a collection of essays. She lives in New York City.


ARTICLES FEATURING DAPHNE

The Nature of the Beast

Lisa Fetchko on Daphne Merkin's memoir "This Close to Happy" and the literary difficulties of capturing the minutiae of depression....


Upbringing Is All

Daphne Merkin: “For people who have never had a childhood, being a grown-up isn’t where the glamour is.”...

Upbringing Is All


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