Pamela Erens

Pamela Erens's second novel, The Virgins, will be published by Tin House in summer 2013. Her debut novel, The Understory, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing. Erens's short fiction, poetry, and essays have been published in a wide variety of literary and mainstream magazines, and her criticism appeared most recently in The Millions and Gently Read Literature. She was formerly an editor at Glamour magazine.


Middlemarch and Me

In Middlemarch, George Eliot always seemed to suggest that emotional narrowness is a tragedy rather than a sin....

Is The Atlantic Making Us Stupid?