Mary Elizabeth Williams

Mary Elizabeth Williams is a staff writer for Salon and the author of "A Series of Catastrophes & Miracles."

Laurie Halse Anderson on writing "outside of your lane": "Be prepared to do years of extra work" Mary Elizabeth Williams
The college admissions con game has many victims: "The level of accommodation is obscene" Mary Elizabeth Williams
"Who wants an elite institution anyway?" Mary Elizabeth Williams
Jesse Eisenberg opens up: "I think of myself as a basic, unremarkable person" Mary Elizabeth Williams
The real scam of the elite college admissions game goes beyond Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin Mary Elizabeth Williams
Gretchen Rubin on messy office kitchen politics: "A lot of passive-aggressive Dilbert cartoons" Mary Elizabeth Williams
"Voting is important but insufficient": Scott Warren on youth power in politics Mary Elizabeth Williams
Salon reader comments of the week: "This issue has fractured our community" Mary Elizabeth Williams
"PEN15" stars Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle: "We still feel like we're in seventh grade" Mary Elizabeth Williams
Would you help your good friend die? "Paddleton" is a road movie with a heavy destination Mary Elizabeth Williams
The cosmic joke's on her: The antiheroine's journey through a cursed universe Mary Elizabeth Williams
Let's never have an Oscars host again Mary Elizabeth Williams
Salon's reader comments of the week: "Everything is culture-war politics" Mary Elizabeth Williams
Salon's reader comments of the week: "We are slapped with labels for everything" Mary Elizabeth Williams
No, sex shouldn't always be spontaneous. Salon's "Sex Toast" host Ian Kerner explains why Mary Elizabeth Williams