Steph Auteri

Steph Auteri writes about sexuality and more for the Atlantic, Pacific Standard, the Washington Post, VICE, and other publications. She is the author of A DIRTY WORD and the founder of Guerrilla Sex Ed. You can learn more at Follow her on Instagram: @stephauteri and Twitter: @stephauteri.

On Reading Pandemic Fiction During a Pandemic

One reader explores two years of reading pandemic fiction during a pandemic, and the different roles this genre has played for her.

9 Dark Humor Books to Provoke Your Uneasy Laughter

These dark humor books, including Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour, tackle difficult subject manner with jokes that will leave you laughing despite yourself.

10 Amazing Comic Artists Who Are Selling Their Artwork Online

When you can't get to Artist Alley, buy these comic artists' work through their online stores, carrying prints, pins, clothing, and more.

9 Horror Books for Foodies

Horror’s great for exploring gluttony. But if you crave something you can really sink your teeth into, here’s a list of horror for foodies, including Woman, Eating by Claire Kohda

Is Reader’s Block a Real Thing?

Reading can be harder during stressful times. But is there really such thing as "reader's block"? Here's what the neuroscience has to say.

10 of the Most Interesting Reads of 2021

Love reads that dive deep into important topics and allow you to see the world from a different perspective? Try these interesting reads.

How to Exercise While Reading

Desperate for more reading time but don't know when to fit it in? Allow me to float the possibility of... exercising while reading.

Where Are All the Menopause Books That Don’t Demonize Aging?

As I began the journey into my 40s, it was tough to find good books about menopause. Then 2021 hit, and things started to look up.

8 Books That Preach the Gospel of Health at Every Size

After a lifetime of untangling my compicated feelings around body size and health, the gospel of Health at Every Size has saved me, including books like The Body Is Not An Apology.

My Favorite Fictional Rage-Filled Women

These women have harnessed their rage and turned toward violence. Don't worry, though. It's fiction. It's okay to root for them.