Electric Fences and Intersectionality: Michael Perry’s Montaigne in Barn Boots
The 16th-century French nobleman Michel de Montaigne, widely considered the father of the essay, spent the second half of his …
Gretchen Lida is an essayist and an equestrian, her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Brevity, The Rumpus, The Washington Independent Review of Books and many others. She teaches composition in Illinois, lives in Wisconsin, sometimes lives on Nantucket Island and is still a Colorado Native. She is working on her first collection Beware the Horse Girls: Essays for the Awkward Equestrian.