Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
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The Grooming of the Bride

“You’ll feel like a baby,” she said. But I didn’t want to feel like a baby.

Body Work: Beauty and Self Image in American Culture


A Burst of Light: Living with Cancer

Health and Ritual in Morocco: Conceptions of the Body and Healing Practices,

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Tracy O'Neill is the author of The Hopeful. She is a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree and was awarded the Center for Fiction's Emerging Writers Fellowship. Her fiction has appeared in Granta, LitHub, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, The Literarian, Narrative, and Guernica. O'Neill's nonfiction has been published in The Atlantic, the New Yorker, Bookforum, The Guardian and Rolling Stone online; in VQR, Grantland, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She teaches at the City College of New York. Website: