Other Writing

Sunday September 14th 2014

Emma Healey on Disrupters, Disconnectionists, and Dicks

Writer Emma Healey writes about Disrupters, Disconnectionists, and Dicks.

“I also don’t think anyone is helped by easy platitudes about how putting down your Instagram-box and picking up a windsurfing board will remind you to look into the eyes of a child and appreciate the wonders of life. What I’m waiting for is a writer who understands the complexities and nuances of trying to be a person both on and in spite of the internet; for the kind of writing that gives its readers the expansive, resonant relief of understanding and being understood, of being chastised, forgiven, and encouraged to do better all at once.”

Read the rest over at The Hairpin.