Sarah Seltzer is a freelance writer based in New York City. She writes regularly about gender and pop culture for RH Reality Check. Her work has also been published in Bitch Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, Alternet, and Publishers Weekly, among other places. She formerly taught English in a Bronx public school.

If the California coast is where characters reinvent themselves, the New England shore is where things fall apart. Richard Russo extends the tradition with That Old Cape Magic.