Candy Schulman is an award-winning writer whose essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Salon, Brain Child, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. She is a creative writing professor at The New School in Greenwich Village and a private writing coach.

Candy Schulman's Articles

The real reason I didn’t shed my bathing suit on Burriana Beach was because I was insecure about how my body looked.

Having My Body Issues Stripped Bare Among European Sunbathers

I was insecure about how my body looked. The European sunbathers shamelessly demonstrated that we can be perfectly satisfied with what we have.
Candy Schulman    |   08.27.18 12am   |   SHARE
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Serena And Me: Not Even Celebrity Moms Can “Have It All”

Watching Serena Williams’s difficult pregnancy, and health scares I saw her as a mere mortal for the first time in the documentary Serena And Me.
Candy Schulman    |   06.28.18 12am   |   SHARE