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Michele Lent Hirsch

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Writer. My book, INVISIBLE—on young women, serious health issues, and the pressure to seem fine—comes out 2018 (Beacon Press). Co-creator @stopandfrisk account

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Biography

A weekly online contributor to Smithsonian magazine, a former editor at Psychology Today, and a former editor at Women Under Siege, Michele Lent Hirsch has also written for The Atlantic, the Bellevue Literary Review, Natural Health, and other publications. She is currently writing a book about ge...

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yep.

What's your favorite social network?

I've never been on Facebook — gasp, I know! — so perhaps Twitter, though it has its shortcomings.

Why did you become a journalist?

For the writing, for the chance to talk to fascinating strangers, and for the hope of a slightly more just world. You know, the usual.