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Non-Fiction by Non-Men: Meghan Daum

For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate.
Originally published on April 13, 2016.

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Meghan Daum has written two popular essay collections, My Misspent Youth (Open City Books, 2001) and The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion (FSG, 2014), which won the 2015 PEN Center USA Award for creative nonfiction. Daum has also written a novel, The Quality of Life Report (Viking, 2003) and a memoir, Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived In That House (Knopf, 2010). She is the editor of the New York Times bestselling essay anthology Selfish, Shallow & Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not To Have Kids (Picador, 2015).

In addition to her books, Daum has been an opinion columnist at The Los Angeles Times for over a decade, covering cultural and political topics. She has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, and Vogue, among others. Daum is the recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship and a 2016 National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and is an adjunct associate professor in the MFA Writing Program at Columbia University’s School of the Arts.

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  • eric clapton (Eliza)

    This is great! You are a great teacher! I love this class.
    P.S.Eric Clapton says hi. 🙂

    April 28, 2016
  • The Pancake (Xavier)

    This post was truly touching. Keep up the good work and stay away from those dangerous waffles.

    April 28, 2016
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