Highlights and lowlights* (*mostly lowlights) from one Gen X lady writer's rather circuitous career path.
Looking for a quick route toward success as a writer? Allow me to demonstrate what not to do, over the course of 30-plus hilarity-(in hindsight)-filled years.
More about me at SariBotton.com, but here’s my brief bio:
Sari Botton is the author of the memoir in essays, And You May Find Yourself...Confessions of a Late-Blooming Gen-X Weirdo. She is a contributing editor and columnist at Catapult, and the former Essays Editor for Longreads. She edited the bestselling anthologies: Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving NewYork and Never Can Say Goodbye: Writers on Their Unshakable Love for New York. She teaches creative nonfiction at Catapult, Bay Path University and Kingston Writers' Studio. She publishes Oldster Magazine, Memoir Monday, and Adventures in Journalism. She is the Writer in Residence in the creative writing department of SUNY New Paltz for Spring, 2023.
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Sari Botton is the author of the memoir "And You May Find Yourself." She edited two bestselling anthologies: "Goodbye to All That" and "Never Can Say Goodbye." She publishes Oldster Magazine, Memoir Monday, and Adventures in Journalism.