Stories by Tara Isabella Burton

Tara Isabella Burton's travel writing and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Conde Nast Traveller, Guernica, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Rumpus, The New Statesman and more. In 2012 she received The Spectator's Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize for travel writing. She is represented by the Philip G. Spitzer Literary Agency; her first novel is currently on submission. subscribe to Tara Isabella Burton's feed

Posted on: Aug 30, 2013, Source: Salon

I wanted to be a fearless adventurer like my male heroes, but a voice kept warning me: Don't get yourself raped.