Memoir

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Eulogies For The Living

A eulogy is an expression of love through grief. I wrote my eulogies in direct address — they are love letters for a love story that isn’t over yet.

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Sorry I'm Late, I Didn't Want to Come by Jessica Pan

Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want To Come: A Q&A With Jessica Pan

What would happen if a shy introvert lived like a gregarious extrovert for one year? Read...
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A Q&A With Memoirist Kathleen Pooler 

Twenty years in the making, Just the Way He Walked, an alcohol recovery memoir chronicles the journeys of two addicts — her son and her own as an enabler. Read...
Camel Crazy author Christina Adams

In Conversation With Camel Crazy Author Christina Adams  

As a mother, journalist, and now an international sleuth, Christina has become an expert on health, autism, and camel milk. Camel Crazy is that story.  Read...
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How To Be Alone: A Q&A With Lane Moore

Here at Ravishly, we've long been a fan of her writing, so it was a pleasure to chat with her about her book, How to Be Alone.

Lane Moore is best known as an award-winning sex and relationships editor, a comedian, a rock singer, and an actor. But Lane’s story has had its fair share of ups and downs, from teaching herself how to become her own parent, to living as a homeless teenager in her car, to moving to New York City to pursue her dreams. Even as she felt increasingly cut off from others, she looked to her childhood heroines (like Anne of Green Gables) and romantic heroes (like Jim Halpert from The Office) to remain a hopeless romantic, and believe that she could create for herself the family she never had.

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One Day on the Gold Line

One Day On The Gold Line: A Q&A With Author Carla Sameth

Through meditations on race, culture, and family, One Day on the Gold Line tells the story of a lesbian Jewish single mother raising a black son in Los Angeles. Read...
Tracing the Desire Line by Melissa Matthewson

Tracing The Desire Line: A Q&A With Melissa Matthewson

I had the pleasure of chatting with author Melissa Matthewson about her recently published memoir in essays, Tracing the Desire Line.  Read...
The Heart and Other Monsters by Rose Andersen

A First Look At Rose Andersen's The Heart And Other Monsters

We are thrilled to present the cover reveal for Rose Andersen's memoir, The Heart and Other Monsters, forthcoming from Bloomsbury, July 7, 2020: A riveting, deeply personal exploration of the opioid crisis—an empathic memoir infused with hints of true crime. Read...