BIO

Lilly Dancyger is the Memoir Editor of Narratively, a Contributing Editor and Writing Instructor at Catapult, and Assistant Books Editor at Barrelhouse. Her essays and journalism on sex, politics, and culture have appeared in Rolling Stone, The Rumpus, the Washington Post, Psychology Today, and more. She's the editor of Burn It Down, an anthology of essays on women's anger, forthcoming from Seal Press, which you can pre-order here. Follow her on Twitter at @lillydancyger.

Lilly Dancyger's Articles

T Kira Madden, Photo credit: Jac Martinez

How T Kira Madden’s ‘Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls’ Made Me Stop Playing the Grief Olympics 

T Kira Madden’s debut, Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls, shifted my understanding of myself to a degree I’ve never experienced.
Lilly Dancyger    |   03.5.19 11am   |   SHARE
CREDIT: JACQUELYN TIERNEY

Esmé Weijun Wang Strips Away The Caricature of Schizophrenia

Freeing a human experience from of the muck of its stereotypes is especially important with something like the schizophrenias.
Lilly Dancyger    |   02.5.19 12am   |   SHARE
Photo: Lilly Dancyger

Wearing Dead People’s Clothing

Three of my favorite t-shirts used to belong to dead people. I wear them when I want to feel my departed loved ones close to me.
Lilly Dancyger    |   07.18.17 12am   |   SHARE