Local Forager is a Real Job Title

Get paid to eat artisanal poptarts, oysters and cheese

 This is the first in an ongoing series in which Jess will interview people who have interesting jobs and get them to tell her how they landed them. They will also reveal how they handled the transition to the real world after graduation — I’m still figuring out what I want to do with myRead On >>

Life Lessons from Jeanette Winterson

"I could change the story because I am the story"

I first discovered Jeanette Winterson’s writing sophomore year at Brown, when Rosabelle (from the book) lent me her copy of Written on The Body. It had been assigned in one of her fiction classes and she kept raving about it. I loved the book so much and had never read anything like it before. BeautifulRead On >>

How to Throw a Georgian-Era Christmas Party

previously published in the Hairpin

Georgian era (1714-1830) English Christmas begins early. Inspired by Sarah Beeny’s A Very British Christmas program, this list will make sure your hair is properly coiffed, your guests are satiated and your knickers aren’t in a wad. 1. Procure a stately home. This one looks nice. 2. Employ at least 15 servants so everything runs smoothly. 3. Gift-giving officiallyRead On >>

Dead Man Poet Wisdom

an excerpt cut from the book

This is from one of our original emails, but due to copyright issues, it didn’t make it into the book. But the poems are so simple and perfect, that we decided to post it here. Dear Rachel, Some food for thought. This poem recently which made me think of your situation with Paolo. It’s byRead On >>