Haley Swanson

Haley Swanson is a writer and editor based in New York. Her essays have appeared in The Rumpus, Glamour, Electric Literature, Creative Nonfiction, Brevity, and elsewhere. With Eliza M. Smith, she’s co-editor of the anthology Sex and the Single Girl: Reinventing Helen Gurley Brown’s Cult Classic (Harper Perennial, 2022). She’s also working on a memoir about female obsession and women who travel alone as told through her time abroad.

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Creative Nonfiction

How Time Works

After my father toured what would become our neighborhood in Fairfax, California, he knocked on the nearest door and asked the man who answered if it was nice living there.
That man told me... [+]