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Robin Wasserman

Robin Wasserman is the author of the novel Girls on Fire (HarperCollins, 2016). Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Tin House, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and several short-story anthologies. She teaches in the MFA creative-writing program at Southern New Hampshire University.


Illustration by Jen Renninger

Kodak Moments

Spring 2017 | Memoir

The summer I turned twenty-six, I stopped taking pictures. This wasn’t just out of character—this was abnegation of character, so foundational was my belief in a photographic clenched fist around the past. I have always been a writer, but I’ve never been a competent diarist; until that summer, I had measured out my life with photo sleeves.