About Lynn Peril.

Lynn Peril has been writing since she could hold a pencil. She is the author of three books, pens the long-running “Museum of Femoribilia” column at Bust Magazine, and contributes regularly to the HiLo Heroes series at HiloBrow.com. Her writing has also appeared in the New York Times, London’s Guardian newspaper, Ms. Magazine Blog, as well as on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. She lives in Oakland, California, with her husband and two black-and-white cats.

 

Interviews.


“Before Admin Assistants, There Were Secretaries”

NPR — Tell Me More • April 9, 2012
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“Girls Gone Studious”

The Atlantic • April 2007
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“Lynn Peril on Pink Think”

PRI — To The Best of Our Knowledge • March 3, 2003
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Peril Periodicals

January 17, 2013

HiLo Brow

Eartha Kitt: Orson Welles called her "the most exciting woman alive."
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Bust Magazine

The Museum of Femorabilia: my column in Bust Magazine. get the latest issue ››


March 19, 2012

All Things Considered

Skirting the Job:
3 Secretaries With Novel Ideas. read more ››


April 26, 2011

NY Times op-ed

Do secretaries have a future? read more ››