Elissa Bassist

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Elissa Bassist

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Elissa Bassist edits the column “Funny Women” on The Rumpus. Her freelancing appears in The New York Times, Marie Claire, NewYorker.com, Longreads, The Cut, and most recently in the best seller Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture, edited by Roxane Gay. Formerly the managing editor of The Best American Nonrequired Reading and writers’ assistant for The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, currently Elissa teaches writing at The New School, Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Catapult, and more, a lot more.