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Briallen Hopper

Writing, Little Women’s Romance

Why do we need yet another movie of Little Women? There are now five surviving feature film versions, an average of one every twenty...

Against “Excellence”

Harvard just denied tenure to an award-winning Latinx scholar and teacher who is working in the field of Latinx studies. (Yale did the same...

The Hard to Love Playlist

It’s hard to love, and hard to be loved. Romantic love in particular is famously hard. This Valentine’s Day, two of my friends are...

How To Be Single

Excerpted from Briallen Hopper's new book of essays, Hard to Love, out February 5, 2019. Order here or, less evilly, here! 1: First, get rid of your...

The Terror of Good Intentions: Why I Stand with Planned Parenthood

I got my first period at a pro-life march. I felt a connection between my own blood and the bloody images on the posters...

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