New SixContest—tell us how it ends! Reveal your plan for your remains in the Bury Me in Six Words challenge.
Share six words about your dad, or about being a dad.
Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous & Obscure—Deluxe Edition
From small sagas of bittersweet romance (“Found true love, married someone else”) to proud achievements and stinging regrets (“After Harvard, had baby with crackhead”), these terse true tales relate the diversity of human experience in tasty bite-sized pieces. From authors Jonathan Lethem and Richard Ford to comedians Stephen Colbert and Amy Sedaris, to ordinary folks around the world, everyone has a six-word story to tell.