Eve Ettinger teaches as an English adjunct instructor at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College in Clifton Forge, Virginia. They write a weekly column for The Dogwood, are a features editor at The Rumpus, and co-host a podcast about Christian fundamentalism and current events called Kitchen Table Cult. They hold an MFA in Creative Writing from Hollins University.
Eve is also a returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Kyrgyzstan 2015-17). After being homeschooled K-12 in both CA and VA in a Quiverfull family, they received their bachelors in English from Grove City College, and worked in communications and strategy for NGOs focused on issues relating to the ACA, community development, economic policy, and the ERA.
They are passionate about advocating for children, disability, mental health, queer, and working class concerns and rights.
Eve’s writing has been published in The Washington Post, Longreads, Allure, The Rumpus, Autostraddle, The Establishment, Glamour UK, and more. They have been interviewed by NPR’s All Things Considered, Cosmopolitan, and Cracked.com.
They are working on a memoir about leaving a cult and healing from C-PTSD and are seeking representation. They can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org.