Friday, May 23, 2014
Recently I had the pleasure of a Tribune-initiated introduction to Megan Stielstra, by way of her new essay collection, Once I Was Cool.
My review, which runs in this weekend's Printers Row, begins like this, below....
and can be read in its entirety here.The world is a mess. Noisy. Prickly. Guilty. Fidgety. Hot. A case of psoriasis, holes in the ozone layer, rivers running this way and that. Who has time to make room for 29 new personal essays by Megan Stielstra, a Chicagoan whose life — as a storyteller, teacher, writer, wife, mother — is kind of messy too.