Emma Rathbone is the author of the novel The Patterns of Paper Monsters. She is the recipient of a Christopher Isherwood Grant in Fiction, and her work can be seen in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and the Virginia Quarterly Review. She is also a writer for the upcoming Netflix comedy, G.L.O.W. She lives in Los Angeles.
The Promise of Sex
26-year-old virgin Julia spends her summer seeking someone to deflower her, and thus cure her existential angst, in Emma Rathbone’s debut novel “Losing It”....