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Author Hollis Gillespie

  • Hollis Gillespie

    Editorial Contributor

    Hollis Gillespie is a humorist, syndicated columnist, NPR commentator, and top-selling author. She has been profiled in Marie Claire, Bust, Writer’s Digest, and Entertainment Weekly. Her television appearances include The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, TBS Storyline, Monica Kaufman’s Closeups, Good Day Atlanta, and TV Land. Her radio commentaries appear regularly on National Public Radio and Georgia Public Broadcasting. In 2004, Writer’s Digest named Gillespie a “Breakout Author of the Year.” The film rights to her first book, Bleachy-Haired Honky Bitch: Tales from a Bad Neighborhood, are currently under option with a major Hollywood studio. Her latest book is Trailer Trashed: My Dubious Efforts Toward Upward Mobility.


Wonder Women!

“Of course, people have an idea that all Rollergirls are hard-partying, tattooed biker chicks, which I am not,” says Hinman. “And being in ministry, I was worried that people would think this was weird or inappropriate.” Read more

Your turn Richard Jewell—Apologize

Dear Richard, Remember me? We had dinner last January? Read more

My Date with Richard Jewell

I first met Richard Jewell on a flight to New York last January. I'm a nervous flyer, and I was looking around the cabin when I saw him sitting across the aisle. He was actually, like, concerned about me. "You don't like takeoffs, do you?" he asked. Read more