Joseph Edwin Haeger

Book Review: So Sad Today by Melissa Broder

Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews So Sad Today by Melissa Broder.   Toward the end of Melissa Broder’s book of personal essays, So Sad Today, she felt if she were “to admit to myself that I was sad meant it was real.” Why else are we so drawn to sad pieces of art? We want to know we’re not alone in our despair. Reaching out to people ... Read the full article
Joseph Edwin Haeger

Joseph Edwin Haeger is the author of Learn to Swim (University of Hell Press, 2015). His writing has appeared in The Pacific NW Inlander, RiverLit, Hippocampus Magazine, and others. He lives in Spokane, Washington with his wife and son.

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