I’m dating a city

Two years ago I visited Lyon for the first time, spent those 4 days with the man I ended up dating long distance for a year, and watched these same fireworks from a rooftop with him and a bunch of cool French people I met. I fell in love with this city in those four…

World Cup week here in France

Tonight was magic. I think I educated nearly 60,000 people about title IV. Only women, people of color, minorités, and fathers (of daughters) knew what the hell this sign meant but the rest had never even HEARD of title IX. I hope other countries will perhaps be inspired to apply title 9 type policies towards…

Another weekend of cool festivals here in France

  Sometimes I think there’s more cool stuff to do in this smallish French city than even NYC or LA. Or rather, maybe it’s because the city is small enough you can actually GO to all the cool stuff without sitting in traffic or on a subway for an hour. This weekend was Pride, which…

Just signed with a new literary agent!

It was a really hard choice and I’m grateful to be in a position to chose instead of waiting to be chosen finally. Cheers to a new chapter in my career and the closest I may ever come to a marriage-type relationship lol. I’m now represented by: JL Stermer at New Leaf Literary Agency

An interview I did that I’m super proud of

I was asked to do an interview for this podcast and it’s one of my best ever. They were like “hey we interview Nobel prize winners and former presidents of countries and we want to interview you for your Harper’s Bazaar piece” and I was like well that doesn’t make sense but OKAY. Click here…

The coolest French farm party (and techno music weekend) ever

I went to this farm party this weekend. I got to learn how to play these giant drums, ate a 4 course homemade meal (from local farms) and listened to three concerts. If I wasn’t dogsitting this weekend, I would have slept under the stars too with the rest of them. This was truly a…