Elissa Schappell

"Use Me"

By Elissa Schappell
October 5, 2000 11:03PM (UTC)
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Elissa Shappell is the author of the "Hot Type" column for Vanity Fair and is a founding editor of the new literary journal, Tin House. She received her MFA from the Creative Writing Program at New York University, has been a senior editor at The Paris Review and has contributed to numerous magazines including GQ, Vogue, Bomb, Bookforum, and Spin. In her debut novel "Use Me" (William, Morrow & Co.), a collection of ten related stories, she explores the relationships between friends and family, betrayal and loyalty.

"...Use Me is a wonderfully satisfying book...Schappell is a comic writer with impeccable timing, and Use Me is quick and entertaining." -- The New York Times Book Review

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Elissa Schappell

Elissa Schappell is the author of, most recently, the short-story collection "Blueprints for Building Better Girls."

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