Stories by Allison McCarthy

Allison McCarthy is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in publications such as Bitch, Ms. (blog), Girlistic, GOOD, Global Comment, Hoax, ColorsNW, and The Baltimore Review, as well as in the anthologies Robot Hearts: Twisted and True Tales of Seeking Love in the Digital Age (Pinchback Press, 2010) and Dear Sister: Letters to Survivors of Sexual Violence (forthcoming). She is currently a graduate student in the Master of Professional Writing program at Chatham University and lives in Maryland. subscribe to Allison McCarthy's feed

Posted on: May 3, 2012, Source: Hoax Zine

In the romantic transition from online chats to real-life meetings, the reality inevitably turns out more than you planned on and less than you had hoped for.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet

“We claimed the agency, we granted ourselves the authority. But we never stopped worrying about how our asses looked in our jeans.”