As an aspiring young writer in San Francisco, Michelle lived in a scuzzy communal house; she drank, smoked, and srted anything she got her hands on; she dated men and women and sometimes both at once; and she forged a literary career between hangovers and dead-end jobs. How did she get to become the mature, sober, thoughtful adult she is today? At once heart-warming, darkly comic and unapologetically Michelle Tea, How To Grow Up is the book that will bring this incredibly talented writer the larger audience she deserves.
MICHELLE TEAis the author of four memoirs, one novel, a collection of poetry and a Young Adult Fantasy series. She is the creator and editor of Mutha Magazine, and blogs regularly about her attempts to get pregnant on xoJane.com. She is founder and Artistic Director of RADAR Productions, a literary organization that produces monthly reading series, the international Sister Spit performance tour, the Sister Spit Books imprint on City Lights, and other events. She lives in San Francisco with her partner Dashiell and their dog, Charlie.