Danielle Dutton is the author of the books Margaret the First, SPRAWL, and Attempts at a Life. Her writing has also appeared in Harper’s, BOMB, Noon, and The Paris Review. Dutton is co-founder and editor of the feminist press Dorothy, A Publishing Project, which just celebrated its tenth year and twentieth book.
One night, when he was seven or eight, she read her son a story from a book called These Bad Things. It was surprisingly scary, and she knew she should stop, but they were so far in. She wanted to see how it ended.