Esmé Wright

Readin’, Writin’, ‘Rithma-what?


Rediscovering Bukowski

Women, Honesty and Being a Dirty Old Man


Hank, can I call you Hank?


Something I Never Talk About

How A Photo in a Book Saved My Life


It happened when I was a few months after I turned Twenty One. My grades steadily declining at…


The First Time I Read A Romance Novel


Summer vacation with my parents, Hawai’i, I am twelve years old.

Me: nerdy, bespectacled, fro-y haired, dweeb, reader of anything and everything I could get her hands on.

Day three of the seven-day trip,all the books packed in my pink flowered carry-on: read.


Aligator to Trouble Will Find Me

Oh God. The National. 


There are many more people on this planet who know much more about music than I could ever wish or hope to…

Publications edited by Esmé Wright

2x4s, cinderblocks, filled to busting.


Rediscovering Bukowski

Women, Honesty and Being a Dirty Old Man


Hank, can I call you Hank?