Mary Laura Philpott

Mary Laura Philpott is the author of the essay collection I Miss You When I Blink (Simon & Schuster, April 2019); the author and illustrator of a little humor book called Penguins with People Problems; and a writer whose work appears in publications including The New York Times, The Paris Review, The Washington Post, and others. She's also the founding editor of Musing, the online publication of Parnassus Books, and an Emmy-winning co-host of A Word on Words, the literary interview show on Nashville Public Television.