Alysia Abbott
Alysia Abbott

Alysia Abbott is a freelance writer and the author of Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father, now available from W.W. Norton. She lives in Cambridge, Mass., with her husband and children.

Doublex
June 27 2013 5:39 AMMy Gay Dad Dreamed of This DayI was raised by a single, gay father in the 1970s. I wish he had lived to see the Supreme Court's decision.
  News & Politics
Politics
March 31 2015 5:00 AM How the Founder of the Fugees Became a Big-Time Political Donor Without Anyone Knowing The musical artist chose to fund a super PAC through opaque, legal, and increasingly popular means.
  Slate Plus
Working
March 30 2015 11:32 AM The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.