I Miss You When I Blink: Essays
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About the Author
Mary Laura Philpott's writing has been featured in the New York Times; the Washington Post; the Los Angeles Times; McSweeney's; the Paris Review; O, The Oprah Magazine; and other publications. She's the founding editor of Musing, the online magazine of Parnassus Books, as well as an Emmy-winning cohost of the literary interview show A Word on Words on Nashville Public Television. She lives in Nashville with her family
Mary Laura Philpott is relentlessly funny, self-effacing, and charming as she tells the story of living as a triple-A-plus perfectionist.-- "Ann Patchett, #1 New York Times bestselling author"
Mary Laura Philpott is a writer, artist, and creator of singular spark and delight. I adore her, and I love her work. Thank God she has finally written a memoir! By offering these dispatches from her own life experience, she leaves us thinking about ourselves-where we've been, where we're going, and who we really want to be.-- "Elizabeth Gilbert, #1 New York Times bestselling author"
Infinitely relatable. Beautifully written. I'm ready to read it again.-- "Jenny Lawson, New York Times bestselling author"
Mary Laura Philpott is the friend you call when you want to cry but need to laugh. What a treat to spend time with her distinctive voice as she plumbs life's quotidian moments to unearth deeper, universal truths. Wry, intelligent, and searingly honest, this book is a joy.-- "Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, author of The Nest"