Mona Gable is a freelance writer in Los Angeles and a contributing writer to Los Angeles magazine. She covers feminism, science, travel and culture.
Her work has also appeared in Vogue, Fast Company, Pacific Standard, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, STAT.com, Vice, TruthPart.com, Salon, and many other publications. Her 2016 essay in STAT.com about her mother’s lobotomy was published by Longreads and syndicated by PBS.com. Her story in Los Angeles magazine “The Trouble with Oxy,” about campus sexual violence, was named one of the best long-reads of 2015.
Gable is the author of the 2014 memoir, “Blood Brother: The Gene That Rocked My Family.” Her essays have also appeared in several anthologies, including “The Maternal is Political: Women Writers at the Intersection of Motherhood and Social Change” and “Mothers Who Think: Tales of Real-Life Parenthood.”