- Reflections on the Height of Style: Surviving a Suburban 1980's Haircut Jen LiMarzi
- Grace Katie Marks
- Boat Shoes and Other Serious Considerations D.W. Martin
- Four Statement Pieces, One History Jenny Sadre-Orafai
- That's Just What They'll Do Emma Törzs
- The Red Sweater Collection Kayla Washko
ModCloth started in a place so many of us remember when thinking back on our early writing days — a college dorm room. That place where we dreamed up elaborate storylines and ambitious poems was integral in forming what kind of writers we were going to be, as well as who we wanted to be when we grew up.
Our founder, Susan, had no idea that when she initially dreamed up a small online venture, that she would be embarking on a dream career that would redefine the fashion industry. Her philosophy — to follow and believe in your passion — is at the heart of all that we do at ModCloth, and extends to The Written Wardrobe. We couldn't be more grateful to work at a company that recognizes creativity in all its forms — from the clothes we choose to wear, to the words we place on a page.
This collection of poetry, essays, and fiction illuminates all the ways that style influences our lives — from the way we use our personal style to express our most intimate desires to the relationships fashion helps us form with one another. No matter the labels or trends, style is something that empowers and delights us. We believe The Written Wardrobe embodies this philosophy, while inspiring its readers to think about their own passions.
Nonfiction Editor Angela B. considers reading a daily necessity and writing her true calling. Her poems have been published in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and The City Paper, and she established and edited Dionne's Story, an anthology of poetry and prose inspired by the prevention of violence against women. She is currently working on a collection of essays based on Unsolved Mysteries' UFO collection.
Fiction Editor Turi F. is the Blogger Relations Strategist at ModCloth, where she was first hired as a writer. She is an MFA candidate at the University of Pittsburgh and the former editor of Hot Metal Bridge. When she's not working on her novel or reading, she's thrifting or brunching.
Poetry Editor Maggie G. earned an MFA from West Virginia University, where she was awarded the James Paul Brawner Poetry Award in 2007. A three-time Pushcart Prize nominee, her work has appeared in or is forthcoming in Verse Daily, Ninth Letter, MAYDAY, Smartish Pace, The Journal, 32 Poems and other literary journals. In addition to being the Head of Community for ModCloth, she is also the Director of Social Media for the online literary journal, failbetter.com.
Sarah K. is the Managing Editor of The Written Wardrobe and the Editorial Team Manager at ModCloth. She received her MFA in Nonfiction Writing from George Mason University, and her work has been featured on NPR. When she’s not distracted by TV or food, she’s blogging about life in San Francisco and writing essays about New York.
Our Spectacular Readers: Martha S., Molly K., Cindy Y., Hannah R., Laura V., Molly P.