The Gist

Scaachi Koul on Surviving the Trolls

It helps to stay off Twitter.

Scaachi Koul.

Barbora Simkova

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Scaachi Koul, a writer for BuzzFeed, talks about growing up as a brown girl in Canada’s “Cowtown,” and how she set off a tweetstorm by soliciting job applications from writers who are “not white and not male.” Koul’s book of essays is One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter.

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