Author Audrey Farley

Audrey Farley is the Editor in Chief of Pens and Needles. She recently earned a PhD in English from University of Maryland, College Park, where she studied contemporary American fiction, popular culture, and the medical humanities. She has written for various peer-reviewed journals in the literary fields, as well as outlets such as Public Books, ASAP/J, and Insulin Nation. She lives with chronic migraine and is the parent of a child with Type 1 diabetes. Follow her on Twitter @AudreyCFarley.


Snapchat Dysmorphia

For years, patients have pursued cosmetic surgery to look better in selfies and social media…


Pretending to Be Poor

An increasing number of medical schools across the country are using simulation programs to teach…

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