Jessa Crispin

Jessa Crispin is the founder of Bookslut, one of the country’s first book blogs, and the author of the recently released The Dead Ladies Project: Exiles, Expats, and Ex-Countries (University of Chicago Press). Her book Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto is forthcoming from Melville House.

Istanbul reading diary

I was asked by a publication to keep a reading diary for four days, and those days happened to be while I was in Istanbul. The woman I spoke withRead more »

On pandering … and exclusivity

Literary critic (and forthcoming Melville House author) Jessa Crispin  mentioned to us a piece she’d written recently that a webzine had assigned to her but then, for reasons that are unclear, killed. We thought itRead more »