Steph Auteri

Steph Auteri writes about female sexuality and other women's issues for the Atlantic, Pacific Standard, the Washington Post, VICE, and other publications. She is also the author of A DIRTY WORD, forthcoming from Cleis Press in October 2018. And while writing consumes her life, Steph is also a mom, a cat lady, and a yogi. You can learn more at Follow her on Twitter: @stephauteri.

The Crushing Feeling of Inadequacy You Experience When You Meet Your Heroes at BEA

"I was five minutes away from making her a friendship bracelet and asking her to be roomies."

The 20 Stages of Your Comic Book Obsession

From comic books being "not really your thing" to full-blown comic book obsession.

Stephen King’s THE LONG WALK Inches Closer to the Big Screen

Stephen King's The Long Walk has found a new production company and now has a script.

Boom! Studios Announces a LUMBERJANES Graphic Novel

We're getting an original graphic novel from the world of Lumberjanes, THE INFERNAL COMPASS!

Organization Behind OUR BODIES, OURSELVES Is Ceasing Publication of the Renowned Book

The classic sex ed book Our Bodies, Ourselves, will no longer be published.

6 Works of Narrative Journalism That Challenge Long-Held Beliefs

Narrative journalism takes readers on a deep dive into a subject, and when well-done can challenge your most deeply-held beliefs.

12 of the Best Horror Comics That Are Terrifying Readers Today

For those new to the world of comics, it may seem as if the genre is made up solely of tights and capes and BOOM-POW-saving-the-world action sequences. But there's so much more to it than that. Here are the best horror comics that will really scare the crap out of you.

10 Stunt Memoirs That Shook Up Their Authors’ Lives for Just One Year

Memoirs from authors who changed their whole lives for one year, and then wrote about it. AKA: the stunt memoir.

Two History Books That Show the Beginnings of Sex-Positive Feminism

Interested in the history of sex positivity? Pick up Vibrator Nation and Buzz.

The Dark Tower Is Coming to the Small Screen

Unusual Fictional Narrators Who Bring Me Delight

From dead people to squirrels to a fetus: what are your favorite fictional narrators?

The 7 Convoluted Rules I Put In Place to Prevent TBR Overwhelm

One reader's (increasingly convoluted) rules around reading designed specifically to prevent TBR overwhelm, and to power through those stacks.

20 Reading Pillows for When You Want to Hibernate with Your TBR

5 Women Writers Whose Raw Honesty Has Blown My Mind

Unflinching memoirs, poetry, and essays by women, all published in 2017.

Bookish Gift Guide: Literary Letters Edition

Gift the gift of letters from your family and friends' favorite authors!