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Patricia Fancher


Patricia Fancher teaches writing in Santa Barbara, California. She often writes essays about her mother or sex. Occasionally she writes about her mother and sex, which gets awkward. You can follow her on Twitter until the ship goes down: @trish_fancher.

— From April 2023
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

How To Be A Woman

I learned a woman could wield the power to turn heads. She could capture a room’s attention and make everyone laugh. Everything else I knew of women’s lives told me not to trust this kind of power, but I wanted it nonetheless.

April 2023
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