The men at the next table are talking about their weight. They are average-sized, middle-age men, drinking coffee. They are talking about the calories in various foods, about gaining a pound but then losing it again, about the best time to weigh yourself. My word. I thought only women had to have conversations like this.
The Rumpus Interview with Melissa Febos - Melissa Febos discusses *Abandon Me*, confessional writing, Billie Holiday, reenacting trauma, cataloguing narratives, and searching for identity.
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