Lilly Dancyger is a contributing editor and writing teacher at Catapult, assistant books editor at Barrelhouse, and the former memoir editor of Narratively. She is the host of Memoir Monday, a monthly reading series co-curated by Narratively, The Rumpus, Tin House, Guernica, Granta, Longreads, and Catapult, featuring the best memoir writers of today. She is currently working on a memoir about her father, Joe Schactman, who was an artist in the 1980s East Village gallery scene, and who died when Lilly was 12. The memoir explores his life and his heroin addiction through the lens of his artwork, and the imagery that Lilly inherited from him. It is also the story of the decade spent piecing his story together.
Auspicious Conflagrations: The Heat of Women’s Anger
Bean Gilsdorf joins the chorus of women speaking about their anger, so that they can do something about it....