Lizzy Acker
Lizzy Acker

Lizzy Acker is a fiction and non-fiction writer whose work has appeared on The Rumpus, Fanzine, Joyland and more as well as KQED Pop. Her first book, Monster Party, was published by Small Desk Press in December 2010. She was a Girl Scout for a really long time. She lives in San Francisco.

Dec. 13, 2013

Here's What's Really Wrong With "Engagement Season"

Great, another reason to feel like your life is inadequate.
Dec. 11, 2013
Nov. 10, 2013

Outrage Over Blackface Does Pretty Much Nothing To Fix Real Issues

Post-gaming the Halloween feminist outrage fest ahead of the upcoming round of Thanksgiving hollering.

Oct. 31, 2013

Why We Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Seeing 'Ender's Game'

Think Orson Scott Card's anti-gay initiatives are troubling? Me, too. But his book might have liberated our whole generation.
Oct. 22, 2013

Why San Francisco's Tech Community Is Creating Problems, Not Solving Them

From inventing problems to being a 'creator,' the fake ethos is a sign of the times — and it might be coming for your city next.