About the Writers

About the Editor

Photo © Brad DeCecco.

Photo © Brad DeCecco.

Sari Botton is a writer, journalist, and New York City expat whose work has appeared in The New York Times, New York Magazine, The Sun, The Village Voice, Harper’s Bazaar, More, Marie Claire, WWD, W, The Rumpus, Memoirville, This Recording, xoJane.com, assorted anthologies, and other publications. She studied English and journalism at SUNY Albany, where years later she was an adjunct professor of undergraduate journalism. She also taught first-person essay writing at SUNY Ulster.

Sari is the editorial director of the TMI Project, a non-profit organization that holds true storytelling workshops in jails, shelters, veterans’ hospitals, schools, and other places where people don’t usually get to tell their stories or be heard.


Hope Edelman
Roxane Gay
Melissa Febos
Emily Carter Roiphe
Ruth Curry
Mira Ptacin
Chloe Caldwell
Marie Myung-Ok Lee
Ann Hood
Maggie Estep
Emily Gould
Dani Shapiro
Emma Straub
Valerie Eagle
Lauren Elkin
Elisa Albert
Liza Monroy
Sari Botton
Marcy Dermansky
Emily St. John Mandel
Rebecca Wolff
Eva Tenuto
Janet Steen
Karen E. Bender
Rayhané Sanders
Dana Kinstler
Meghan Daum
Cheryl Strayed