Can Mary Karr be heard now?

Karr’s #MeToo stories were not so much an open secret as an open revelation. They were not hiding in plain sight; they were, worse, strategically ignored. They were the collateral damage of a culture that prefers convenient idols.

Mary Karr is a poet and the woman stalked by David Foster Wallace. [Trigger warnings for stalking and intimate partner violence.]

Read on: David Foster Wallace and the Dangerous Romance of Male Genius – The Atlantic