Is a very bad idea.

Grief Bacon

"Two things from entirely opposite universes of significance colliding, the second undoing the seriousness of the first."


"non-fiction, fiction, public crying. blah blah internet. taller in person. will never calm down."

What I Write

For The Atlantic:

For GQ:

For Rolling Stone:

For Elle:

For Extra Crispy

For Racked:

For Catapult

For Pacific Standard

For LitHub

For Barnes & Noble: Review

For Brooklyn Magazine

For Midnight Breakfast

For The New Inquiry

For Vice

For Refinery 29

For The Brooklyn Rail

For The Rumpus

For Armchair Shotgun

For Bookslut For The Nervous Breakdown For Brooklyn Based


Helena Fitzgerald is a former editor of, and frequent contributor to, The New Inquiry. In addition, she has published fiction and nonfiction in Rolling Stone, Elle, RackedThe Atlantic, GQVice, Pacific Standard, Catapult, Refinery29, Bookslut, The Rumpus, The Nervous Breakdown, Midnight Breakfast, Brooklyn Based, The Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn Magazine, and The Notre Dame Review, among others.

She can usually be found talking out loud to herself on twitter @helfitzgerald.


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