Schoolgirls, Spells & Socks: A Conversation with Effy Winter

October 18, 2018

 

Effy Winter sent me these socks.  They came to me on a terrible day when after weeks of fighting a battle with a sinus infection, I was prescribed antibiotics and steroids.  Everything in the world seemed extra dark and intense.  I had an essay coming out in Rhythm & Bones Lit about my sexual assault in college.  Being on medication that intensified my emotions while telling the whole world about the details of what happened to me in the desert (which I’d never