Tabs open on your screen right now:
15, on a startling range of topics.

If you had to brag about yourself:
I’m getting nicer every day.

Your writer crush:
Amy Gall

Favorite lyric:
“I am a lonely painter. I live in a box of paints.”

Any place in the world:

Best breakfast:
Eggs in a basket

Favorite online places right now:
I spend a lot of time looking at ballerinas on Instagram.

Sweetest thing:
A note from the blue.

Your rituals (writing or not):
I take iPhone pictures of my outfits before I leave the house.

Least impressive thing about you:
My height.

Favorite space to write:
My sofa.

What should we know:
Your local polling location on November 8th.

Guilty literary pleasure:
None, all reading is good reading.

Best book nobody talks about:
Horton Hatches the Egg.

Character (TV, book, movie) you most identify with:
The Rabbit in The Velveteen Rabbit.

Last time you lied:
Define “lie.”

The lie:
Define “the.”


SARAH GERARD is the author of the novel Binary Star (Two Dollar Radio), the forthcoming essay collection Sunshine State (Harper Perennial), and two chapbooks, most recently BFF (Guillotine). Her short stories, essays, interviews, and criticism have appeared in The New York Times, Granta, New York Magazine‘s “The Cut”, The Paris Review Daily, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Bookforum, Joyland, Vice, BOMB Magazine, and other journals, as well as anthologies for Joyland and The Saturday Evening Post. She’s been supported by fellowships and residencies from Yaddo, Tin House, and PlatteForum. She writes a monthly column on food for Hazlitt and teaches writing in New York City.