December '18

As much laughter as Samantha Irby’s essay collection, We Are Never Meeting in Real Life (Vintage Books) brought, they also possessed a clear-eyed sense of the serious.

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Yahdon IsraelComment
November '18

Whether or not we “got” the poems, what many of us understood about Whereas is its ability to show the violence committed against Native American people, the effects of that history, and what it feels like to be robbed of a land and language all at the same time.

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Jennelle Gordon
October ‘18

“How she can write one paragraph that can shoot off into eight different directions and manage, by virtue of the ability to look at herself in the mirror and recognize who's there, to not get lost.”

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Jennelle Gordon
March

“leading me to realize what often makes us strangers to one another is what we decide not to share when we feel someone can't be trusted. But the vulnerability in the room, set by the tone of Scaachi's confessional essays, made sharing possible.”

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Jennelle Gordon