Ella Dawson is a sex and culture critic who drinks too much Diet Coke. She has a BA from Wesleyan University, where she majored in Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies with a concentration in feminist pop culture criticism. In her writing, Ella digs into topics we usually avoid in polite company: from our dehumanizing culture of casual sex, to how shame keeps us silent about our mental and sexual health.
She is represented by Jamie Carr at The Book Group. Currently she is revising her first book, a romance novel about millennial angst, missing college and letting yourself fall in love. Her short fiction has been published in six erotica collections, most recently Coming Soon: Women’s Orgasm Erotica. You can purchase many of her published works on Amazon here.
You can read Ella’s work in ELLE, MTV, Vox, Women’s Health, and more. Her TEDx talk about fighting STI stigma has been viewed over 750,000 times, and her activism has been featured in the Washington Post, HuffPost, TeenVogue, and New York Magazine. Her work was even recognized by Hillary Clinton.
Gabe Rosenberg is the editor and braintrust behind this blog. Find him on Twitter as @GabrielJR.
For press, publishing, or speaking inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. [Please do not email Ella for advice, as she is not the only person who reads this inbox due to harassment. If you’ve just been diagnosed with herpes and are freaking out, here’s all of the advice she would give you if you were buddies.]
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