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.

Genre Kryptonite: Teachers with the Best of Intentions

Reading recommendations for books about well-meaning teachers.

9 Books for Those Looking to Master Mindfulness and Perhaps Ascend to a Higher Plane

Books for those interested in mindfulness and meditation.

Llama Llama Author Anna Dewdney Dies, Leaving All of Us Weepy

Anna Dewdney, author of the Llama Llama books, has died.

6 Books That Really Get What It’s Like to Work Online

Novels (and one memoir!) that capture what it's like to work on the internet.

11 Novels That Need to Be Made into Movies, Like, Yesterday

Books that need to be made into movies (with our dream directors!)

The Brave New World of Alternative Sex Ed: Comic Artists

Comics artists providing fun and informative sex ed!

A Reading List for Everyone Who Is Now Obsessed with Stranger Things

So you've binge-watched Stranger Things? Here's what to read.

Literary Tourism: Montclair, New Jersey

We're heading to Montclair, New Jersey to scope out the great bookish places.

The Best Children’s Books for Teaching Your Kid About S-E-X

Books for teaching your kids about the birds and the bees.

Jessica Valenti on Sex Positivity, Ferrante, and SEX OBJECT

We talk with Jessica Valenti about the current state of feminism, sex positivity, and her new book.

Netflix Releases Latest Trailer for The Little Prince… and a Release Date

Netflix has released the main trailer for its adaptation of The Little Prince, now set to release on August 5.

9 Books That Are a Call to Action Against Rape Culture

Go beyond Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a mini-curriculum of books about rape culture.

Why Do I Torture Myself With Books About Missing Children?

One reader and parent considers why she keeps on reading books where terrible things happen to kids.