Steph Auteri

Steph Auteri is a journalist who has been published in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The Guardian, Pacific Standard, Rewire News Group, and elsewhere. Her more literary work has appeared in Poets & Writers, Creative Nonfiction, Under the Gum Tree, Southwest Review, and other publications. She is the author of A Dirty Word and the founder of Guerrilla Sex Ed.


As everyone picked up their forks, placed napkins on laps, you would slide your wine glass over to your granddaughter and let her stick her finger in, suck the acidic sweetness from the tip.