Rosa Lyster

Cape Town, South Africa

Recent Work

This week, I wrote for the New York Times Magazine about my favourite website, which is called Radio Garden: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/05/magazine/letter-of-recommendation-radio-garden.html

Last week, I wrote about how the internet feels to me now: https://theoutline.com/post/8161/x-is-just-y-for-z

A little bit before that, I wrote about how much I hate Logan Roy’s cardigans in Succession: https://www.vulture.com/2019/10/succession-logan-roy-shawl-cardigan.html

Big week for my opinions!

again for lovely Popula, I wrote about academic conferences and bad news: https://popula.com/2018/08/16/bad-news/

AMERICAN LEGS

For lovely Popula magazine, which already feels like a new home for all the weird ideas I have bouncing around in my head at all times, I wrote about two of my consistent preoccupations: climate change, and American legs:

https://popula.com/2018/08/02/american-legs/

Two new things!

https://theoutline.com/post/3722/lionel-shriver-katie-roiphe-bari-weiss-politically-correct-free-speech?zd=1&zi=6f6bgqlu

https://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/counting-down-to-day-zero-in-cape-town

I wrote about the Owl House for the New Yorker!

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/a-visit-to-south-africas-strange-astonishing-owl-house

I wrote about Cape Town

https://psmag.com/environment/notes-on-a-new-desert?utm_content=buffer50a47&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer