Elissa Schappell

Elissa Schappell

Editor-at-Large, Tin House | Author, Blueprints for Building Better Girls

Elissa Schappell is the author of two books of fiction: Blueprints for Building Better Girls and Use Me, which was a runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway award. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in numerous publications and anthologies. She is a founding-editor and editor-at-large of Tin House.

We Will Not Sit Quietly: How Writers Are Using Their Words to Ignite Change

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“Make literature be a catalyst for activating your potential, for going into the realms you fear, for making the silenced heard,” urges poet Arisa White in an article called “What Is Literary Activism?” Like the flick of a match, words can bring light. They articulate injustice. They teach and empower. They resonate: amplified in a […]

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