C.J. Hribal: You Are Not Who You Think You Are: Meditations on the Second Person Voice (January 2015)
Stories, novels, and poems written in the second person are sometimes (often) seen as the red-headed, left-handed, ungainly second cousin of writing prose and poetry. But sometimes that voice, that persona, works marvelously. C.J. Hribal examines when and how to use the voice for its best effects, drawing upon works by Susan Minot, Lorrie Moore, Louise Glück, Claudia Rankine, and others.