Michele Filgate

Michele Filgate's work has appeared in The Daily Beast, Vulture, Capital New York, Time Out New York, The Star Tribune, O: The Oprah Magazine, Bookslut, The Quarterly Conversation and other publications

Sherman Alexie
"There’s nothing worse than a white liberal who thinks they’re doing the right thing": Sherman Alexie on Hollywood diversity, "The Revenant" and why he's "not the proper kind of Indian" Michele Filgate
David Levithan
How "Another Day" author David Levithan found his voice: "Most of the stories being told about gay teens were ones about suicide, depression, and violence" Michele Filgate
"Comment sections are brilliant and extremely relevant": Christy Wampole on the awfulness of Facebook, the utility of "think pieces" and why you might be reading the Internet all wrong Michele Filgate
I'm addicted to British jerks: Even the most awful TV dudes are sexy when they sound a bit posh Michele Filgate
Jonathan Galassi
"The erotics of books are alive and well": Jonathan Galassi on his new novel -- plus, Jennifer Weiner and why Jonathan Franzen is a feminist Michele Filgate
Write an essay, get ... a goat farm?: The bizarre new literary economy that's matching real estate with gifted writers Michele Filgate
While We're Young
You're still nothing until you're a mom: Why does pop culture hate the child-free? Michele Filgate
Elizabeth Alexander
"Sorrow everywhere with nowhere to go": Elizabeth Alexander on losing her husband and writing through grief Michele Filgate
Samantha Harvey: "We don’t always have to write about women in the context of their relationships with men" Michele Filgate
Salon’s What to Read Awards: Top critics choose the best books of 2014 Michele Filgate
"Fear can be the enemy of empathy": Leslie Jamison on Ferguson, Ebola and America's painful 2014 Michele Filgate
Authors' favorite books: The ultimate literary guide to 2014 Michele Filgate
Katha Pollitt: America is a "fiesta of licentiousness," but we're still conflicted about sex Michele Filgate
Read these books over Labor Day weekend Michele Filgate
The best literary hashtags on Twitter Michele Filgate