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Professional bowerbird. Author of Make It Scream, Make It Burn; The Recovering, The Empathy Exams & The Gin Closet. Contributing writer @NYTmag.

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Joined Twitter 1/19/13


Now its...today! https://t.co/GeNTDLDQf8In Paper Trail today: former New York Times book critic @michikokakutani's EX LIBRIS is out now; a look at… https://t.co/JBw6hSqOYH
Retweeted by Leslie JamisonTonight! Talking to some of my favorite writers / humans about obsession. Also, possibly: discussing whales, loneli… https://t.co/KjY35YDbjc
10/20
2020
@PorterHouseLit @parapluie_vert_ Congratulations Chloe!! @durrieB @NYTmag This is so amazing!!! Thank you for doing it! @lydiaruffles @sineadgleeson @wcorklitfest Thanks for coming! Such a pleasure to do it & so glad you were there! @JackieLynam @sineadgleeson @wcorklitfest @GrantaBooks Thanks for coming! Always such a pleasure to talk to Sinead!!! @DuennaBooks @sineadgleeson @wcorklitfest Made my night to see your dog enjoying the conversation!!! And glad you f… https://t.co/sqrBic8Snc @CherylAOssola @atavist Whales in the time of quarantine. thank you x @dfiske @nytimes thank you! @mtaeckens @keziahweir @VanityFair So psyched in this insane time to see MLP's performance recognized!!Last Halloween, my essay collection became a costume. (❤️u Shannon!) This changed October, I'm grateful to launch t… https://t.co/EoXyrMctX3Thirty-two years ago today, I woke up with an axe-in-my-forehead hangover & soul-blistering remorse & have not had… https://t.co/8nSQHlUlKl
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10/16
2020
Re-reading our well-loved copy of #MakeItScreamMakeItBurn in advance of tonight's online event with Leslie Jamison… https://t.co/wXTmHtfJGz
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10/13
2020
So ⁦@NYTmag⁩ did a cool audio thing on Google Lens with ⁦@lsjamison⁩’s lovely essay on Turkish hamam culture (… https://t.co/qx5dSXXOef
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10/12
2020
5 People Who Can Help You Strengthen Your Empathy Muscle via @nytimes Honoured to join empathy pioneers… https://t.co/QNUnp1l7JI
Retweeted by Leslie JamisonBooking now open for Leslie Jamison in conversation with Sinéad Gleeson next Tuesday 13 October 8pm Irish time. Joi… https://t.co/0O33i798Sl
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10/5
2020
I’m doing some virtual events for the @VintageAnchor paperback with Michael Lewis, @lsjamison, @jiatolentino,… https://t.co/gfAtLjiaQ9
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10/2
2020
This summer we planned to welcome Leslie Jamison to #WestCork to discuss her essays #MakeItScreamMakeItBurn with Si… https://t.co/1UjzGmrmM1
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10/1
2020
For @NYTmag's Voyages issue, the writer Leslie Jamison took a dream trip to explore Istanbul’s public baths. Weeks… https://t.co/pRDjc6Zjsw
Retweeted by Leslie Jamison @RachelFersh @sylviethecamera We LOVE This is Sadie! It was one of our book tour books!!
9/27
2020
@r_w_spencer @RalucaTweets You taught me much of what I know about photography Ryan!!! @hmkerstetter thank you made my day! @Professor_OJ this book looks incredible @bencasnocha Ah thank you so much! It's always fascinating to see what resonates. @AndrewRHairston Ah, thank you! #loveseeingdraftsbecominghashtags @ennemme Grazie!On Turkish Baths, unbearable heat, nakedness on marble slabs, the bodies of strangers, & pandemic isolation. https://t.co/tkffl6N9ZN @frumpenberg Happy to send you a PDF if you didn't already get one! Hope you are holding up!
9/22
2020
So excited to talk about @sarahmarieramey's powerful and necessary memoir/manifesto/audacious truth-vehicle THE LAD… https://t.co/SZKh1926Hd
9/14
2020
@MeganBa77174829 @colbysawyer @NifMuhammad @ValeriaLuiselli @rgay @LidiaYuknavitch @HannaRosin @TaNehisiCoatshttps://t.co/qxxMJYvbG8 @AnnFabian1 thank you!
9/2
2020
@MacronLakatos Have ALWAYS wanted to go. Someday! On the other side. @MacronLakatos would be amazing to write an essay about art you want to touch but can't. thinking also of some of t… https://t.co/vS8zMQ7mkb“Eternally intimidated by the stark, imposing presence of [Donald] Judd’s pieces, I was surprised to discover their… https://t.co/0sCSUoOEz2
Retweeted by Leslie Jamison @mfishmann @madeleine_watts @CatapultStory Love this book so much and I will say so to anyone and everyone. Its kin… https://t.co/QOLRRx50rz @sierraadmurray Ah these words--these images of the underlines--are everything to me today. Thank you. @ms_cabaniss So good to know the book helped you then. I'll carry that with me for good. Thank you for saying so. @lmillernpr @austinkleon @carmenmmachado Thank you Lulu!!!! Struggled with the structure of that essay forever and… https://t.co/Vn9f9Baa2u @eatingpolitics @nybooks Thank you! This exhibit will forever be lodged in my heart. @JustThisBreath Ha ha thank you! Has it gotten old yet? @DuennaBooks @london_raphael @danielbye ah thank you! @wwhogivenofucks so great to know this order is out there. it's about time. @goodphyte I hope you find something in it that speaks to you. It means a lot to me to know that you are reading it!"The people satisfied by Judd’s spare boxes were probably also people who might eat a single peach for dessert whil… https://t.co/vNBEfHtEDM
Retweeted by Leslie JamisonOn Donald Judd as single parent. Also: the plenitude of a hundred aluminum boxes in the desert, the aesthetics of m… https://t.co/aoUY3bcYgq
8/31
2020
@CommunityBkstr Hi hi I miss you guys! Can I order a copy of Mavis Gallant's Green Water, Green Sky? The NYRB class… https://t.co/KyVy9O39QM
8/13
2020
@alissamarie @jamiequatro @Image_Journal will be so great to have you there! ask us questions and say smart things!… https://t.co/GZgMykd0ew @readandbreathe @KieseLaymon @alexanderchee @melissafebos @saribotton @queenazsa @blgtylr So glad to be part of it,… https://t.co/fXdcisEEfb
8/11
2020
Tomorrow I'll be talking with my sister from another mother @jamiequatro about pandemic pleasures & practices. Bonu… https://t.co/2r0YwWTCMiCome spend your siesta tomorrow with @lsjamison and Lauren Winner and me! 3pm eastern. (I promise we won't actually… https://t.co/2P1dE3T9uK
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8/10
2020
@lyzl Lyz I long for the day when we can just be two writing nerds in a room together again geeking out about craft
8/6
2020
@sarahw @literarytswift Yes it's in fascinating conversation with your own book, @sarahw! both excavating another voice“The romanticization of dead or depressed girls was just everywhere. Specifically, women who died from their suffer… https://t.co/nWKQkZ5Qe8
Retweeted by Leslie Jamison @LyricFindRoy @A24 @garage_magazine Ha love this image! @LyricFindRoy @A24 @garage_magazine hope you get something from the movie! did you get the postcard???
8/5
2020
@michellekirk670 Ha ha the ultimate question. Naptime and bedtime and giving them their own little piece of paper t… https://t.co/x16o70AdNq @rachsig thank you! @mimmaviglezio @nytimes oh thank you! @TinkaTownsend @mikiebarb thank you! whenever i hear my writing was part of someone's therapy session it feels like...the ultimate. @rbmoreno thank you! @lilaflavin thank you! and yes--so much of what we think of as private emotional life isn't private at all, shaped… https://t.co/GkAeEkxQwx @domnozahic Oh thank you! This pretty much...made my day.Loved talking to @literarytswift about BEING LOLITA: "It would be easy to summarize as a memoir about an exploitati… https://t.co/iBfhFvYFMQ"Sometimes I Never Suffered" is out in the US today! Get a copy from your local independent bookstore! Hit up a lib… https://t.co/MRNUgmV0hy
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8/4
2020
@KathleenStJohn @esmewang @A24 @garage_magazine Thank you! I am terrified / want desperately to see the Babadook.
7/29
2020
@KavehAkbar "if you were really worried, you'd run over" 💔 @cerrone_claudia @A24 @garage_magazine thank you so much! yes the love is in there bound up with the horror @capt_neb Yes it reminds me of the picture books I needed to keep outside my bedroom as a kid because they terrified me too much! @tanviforreal thank you!Clear your miniatures and make space for the new Hereditary screenplay book. 8 x 11 in. / 240 pages - Foreword by… https://t.co/UDdY0grX2R
Retweeted by Leslie JamisonUh yeah so the new A24 book includes a startlingly weird essay by @lsjamison and an intro by BONG JOON HO. https://t.co/Z252Y6GxKn
Retweeted by Leslie JamisonAn essay about motherhood, terror & my theory that everyone has a horror movie perfectly grooved to the contours of… https://t.co/RDkQiCyMvFLoved reading Brian Doyle for the 92nd Street Y. His awe gulps all the little things like a hummingbird gulps oxyge… https://t.co/6qlT567goi @michaeladwy @DukeU @dv_murrell @EthnoTopics @DukeFSP I feel so grateful that you and Duncan put that on! Love that… https://t.co/9C4ANpZyNtthrilling to see this event coming up tomorrow/Tues — full-circle from when @lsjamison came to @DukeU in 2015 throu… https://t.co/ED26EX77dd
Retweeted by Leslie JamisonCome ("come") to Duke tonight to watch me and the wonderful young artist Lauren Henschel talk about isolation and a… https://t.co/l5qyjhDEqk
7/28
2020
@calebsmith203 one of our teachers at iowa always used to say, when asked, "you'll know you're a writer if you...ke… https://t.co/7dSaS1AV6L
7/23
2020
“Given that he’s going to die, sooner than later, and of this illness, why not let him do it his own way, on his ow… https://t.co/SFT2yWX11f
Retweeted by Leslie Jamison @anna_gazmarian Will be so great to have you there! "See" you there? Whatever verb in scare quotes best applies! @xiankiefer @lynnsstrong @RachelFersh In my mind I am already on this stoop, already having this conversationNext Tuesday at Duke I get to talk to the *extraordinary* young artist Lauren Henschel about illness, isolation, cr… https://t.co/0bS9olMW1Z
7/22
2020
@lynnsstrong @RachelFersh Just coming back to the internet after days away and this exchange almost makes me not-ha… https://t.co/99VsQtmdJY @AdhipAmin1 So glad to hear this. Thank you for saying so.
7/21
2020
Love this smart, sharp ⁦@kwistent⁩ piece on female desire under capitalism and am extra glad to see Want in convers… https://t.co/N2Ul2x9mVB
Retweeted by Leslie JamisonSitting and talking with @lsjamison is truly one of the great joys of my life. Please come join the conversation wi… https://t.co/SmS3yAkMT2
Retweeted by Leslie Jamison @mellojonny @LouiseYounie @NabilahMayat Thank you! @baileybluming @sheer_awe @borderlinephd @KavehAkbar @carmenmmachado the very best company @_catherinelacey @lynnsstrong ah you BOTH are two of the very best. if i were going to be leashed to anyone while r… https://t.co/3lUqmdiicp @christinaberke @Harpers thank you! @macron_juliette @mollytempleton great company! love that my "indirect narrative" has finally become a selling point!I love talking to @lynnsstrong over soft-serve, in the shadow of DIY forts, on stoops during quarantine, on William… https://t.co/GBh7fQiAJs
7/15
2020
@alexsteed @mighty_flynn @Slate Wait this is sort of...amazing @elliottholt @robinwasserman @hhavrilesky Excited to "see" you there, Elliott. When do we stop putting scare quotes… https://t.co/gL2qHcHJSR @TunafishTiger @robinwasserman @hhavrilesky Oh thank you! This is one of my internal fantasy football line-ups for… https://t.co/TS6fQ4AuUE @splitendedpoem Yes! Link is in tweet above. Hope to see you there!
7/9
2020
Come tomorrow! I'll be with two of my favorite human beings talking about one of my favorite books about fugue stat… https://t.co/Mcu1SOWGCv
7/8
2020
Happy pub day to #MotherDaughterWidowWife by @robinwasserman! Don't miss the #GirlsOnFire author's latest novel, an… https://t.co/41wMpwEt8q
Retweeted by Leslie JamisonA serious effort to ‘dismantle the university’ is happening now, from the right, with ICE as its agents.
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7/7
2020
@chrismbrunt ah thank you! have been so grateful to have your voice as company in this. here's to mini astronaut su… https://t.co/dGARfUz3q1
6/29
2020

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