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Elissa Bassist edits the column Funny Women on The Rumpus and teaches humor writing at The New School, Lighthouse Writers Workshop, and Catapult. Most recently her writing appears in the NYT bestseller Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture, edited by Roxane Gay. Visit elissabassist.com for upcoming classes as well as cultural and personal criticism.
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