Rachel Hurn

Executive Editor

Rachel Hurn is a writer and a former bookseller and is currently the Associate Features Editor at Departures magazine. Her nonfiction, criticism, and personal essays have appeared in The New Yorker dot com, The Wall Street Journal, Interview Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Paris Review Daily, and other publications. She was born in Los Angeles and lives in New York City.

Mary Ruefle: Menopause: Take My Advice And Throw It Away

Beautiful as a Kaleidoscope: Poet Mary Ruefle’s Advice on Menopause

Writer Mary Ruefle doesn’t own a computer. Her website (obviously managed by someone else) suggests that in order to contact her you should run into someone she knows personally on the street. Well, I emailed someone she knows personally. Then I sat down to my typewriter and typed her a letter, which she answered (also with a typewriter, and with better margins). And so our conversation began.