Rhian Sasseen
Freelance

Rhian Sasseen is a writer whose work has been published in Al Jazeera America, Salon and Modern Farmer, among others. She lives in Massachusetts.

Written by Rhian Sasseen

Haunted tech; William Hope’s spirit photographs were popular after World War One when the bereaved were desperate to find loved ones living beyond the grave. Photo by SSPL/Getty

Essay/
Death
The rise of the creepynet

With the rise of the internet has come a popular surge in people looking to be freaked out. Why?

Rhian Sasseen

Woodswoman author Anne LaBastille, far from the madding crowd. Photo by Robert Thomas/National Geographic
Essay/
Gender
She wants to be alone

When even a simple stroll down the sidewalk is an exercise in self-loathing, why don’t more women run away to the woods?

Rhian Sasseen