Lauren O’Neal is a freelance writer and editor in San Francisco with a BA from Stanford and an MFA from San Francisco State University. She has written for publications like Slate, the LA Review of BooksThe New Inquiry, Nylon, Complex, and more. She is also a senior editor at Midnight Breakfast, a contributing editor at Catapult, and the cohost of the podcast Sunday School Dropouts. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal.