My grandma died earlier this summer. Here is what I read at her memorial. I figured I should say something about my grandma today because, while she was a lot of things to a lot of people, she wasn’t a grandma to a lot of girls. She had three sons and only one of them […]

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Hey friends, welcome to the future! You can tell it’s the future because I am writing for The Oregonian now! Exciting, right? Here’s a piece I wrote today about how we can start solving our rape problem. I know, super light. And if you want to read even more of the stuff I write, here’s […]


I’ve been on a few podcasts in the last few months and guess what, you should listen to ’em. Here you go. I talk Lady Things on the Queen of Quirky and Friends Podcast! Listen to me on Shuffle Podcast! Listen to me on my second time out on Matt and Aaron Make a Podcast! […]


So I started a new column online at Willamette Week called “Lady Things.” Here’s the “Editor’s Note” (I wrote it okay–I am technically an editor): Editor’s note: Did you know more than 50 percent of the population is born with female genitalia? And that a lot of those people grow up to identify as female, […]

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Originally posted on The Tusk:
I would never, ever say “Landslide” is my favorite Fleetwood Mac song. Never. That’s like saying your favorite Mexican restaurant is the first Mexican restaurant you ever ate at, as a kid, the family style one, where you always ordered cheeseburgers. “Landslide” is intro Fleetwood Mac. Basic. Beginner level. This…


Hey dudes! I was on Mortified and you should totally absolutely right now be listening! Here you go!

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Originally posted on The Tusk:
Sometimes people ask me: “How do you make it as a successful writer? Where does your inspiration come from? HOW IS YOUR GENIUS SAUSAGE MADE?!” So here’s a look behind the scenes, at my process. Copyright Lizzy Acker. You’re welcome. My legs itched for two years. I thought it was…


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