Lydia Kiesling is the editor of The Millions, where she has been writing reviews and essays 2009. Her writing has appeared at a variety of outlets including The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, The Guardian, and Slate, and was recognized in Best American Essays 2016. Her debut novel, The Golden State, was published in fall 2018 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux's MCD imprint. Contact her at lydiakiesling@gmail.com.


Recent Work
Becoming a Woman Who Yells at Her Children - New York Magazine's The Cut
On David Graeber's "Bullshit Jobs" - Slate
The Evolution of a Mormon Mommy Blogger - The Cut
On Pregnancy - The Cut (featured in the New York Times Magazine “New Sentences” column)
A Year in Reading - The Millions
Public Diplomacy under Trump - The New York Times Magazine
Watch Again - Real Life Magazine
Letter of Recommendation: Marshall Hodgson - The New York Times Magazine
Workplace Fiction by Women - The New Yorker Page-Turner
The Dress that Made me Believe I Belonged - New York Magazine's The Cut
Review: Submission by Michel Houellebecq - Slate
Letter of Recommendation: Uzbek - The New York Times Magazine

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