Lizzy Acker is a fiction and non-fiction writer whose work has appeared on The Rumpus, Fanzine, Joyland and more as well as KQED Pop. Her first book, Monster Party, was published by Small Desk Press in December 2010. She was a Girl Scout for a really long time. She lives in San Francisco.
This Christmas, Let's Stop Torturing Moms With the "Elf on the Shelf" Thing
Here's What's Really Wrong With "Engagement Season"
'Baby, It's Cold Outside' Isn't Rapey; It's Practically Shakespeare
Being Single Prepares You To Die Alone, and That's a Good Thing
The Scary Science-Fiction of Google Glass is About to be Unleashed Upon Us All
Outrage Over Blackface Does Pretty Much Nothing To Fix Real Issues
Why We Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Seeing 'Ender's Game'
Why San Francisco's Tech Community Is Creating Problems, Not Solving Them