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In addition to wonderful link roundups and writing by Roxane Gay, The Audacity also shares powerful writing by a range of writers, including many deeply insightful essays that are always worth reading, each with a unique voice and approach to their subject matter.
Memoir Land shares some of the best personal writing online. The original pieces and interviews are outstanding, always worth a second read or listen. This is the kind of first-person writing that makes you feel like you know the author in a profound way, through the sheer power of their words. The essay roundups always yield must-reads about a wide variety of topics, always probing and insightful.