The Passion of Contra Diabolum / Sarah Heston

Wood engraving from an 1832 American edition of John Foxe’s Book of Martyrs (1563). Image courtesy of Granger

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Editors’ note: This contribution is part of a featured grouping on toxic masculinities and new solidarities in academic and artistic institutions. The other contributions include:

What is Academia? by Kim Calder and Evan Kleekamp
What Does an Artist Look Like? by Jennifer Dalton
After “A Refuge for Jae-in Doe”: A Social Media Chronology by Seo-Young Chu

Sarah Heston
Sarah Heston’s manuscript-in-progress, Daughter of Endtimes, is a true-crime, survivalist memoir about a daughter-father relationship built on apocalyptic scenarios in Los Angeles. Her nonfiction can be found in Tin House, The Iowa Review, and elsewhere, while her criticism on redefining the aesthetic of memoir away from concepts of the self can be found in the Los Angeles Review of Books and Assay. She received her PhD at the University of Missouri-Columbia.