Other Writing by
Ashton Applewhite

Working to Disarm Women’s Anti-Aging Demon

Working to Disarm Women’s Anti-Aging Demon

October 12, 2017

Article in the New York Times

I Hope I Get Old Before I Die

I Hope I Get Old Before I Die

July 13, 2017

Article in Neo.life

Cutting Loose: Why Women Who End Their Marriages Do So Well

Cutting Loose: Why Women Who End Their Marriages Do So Well

June 15, 2017

Book published by HarperCollins, 1997. Reissued in 2017 with new preface by the author.

You’re How Old? We’ll Be in Touch

You’re How Old? We’ll Be in Touch

September 3, 2016

Article in the New York Times

Time for the “Gray Tsunami” Metaphor to Go

Time for the “Gray Tsunami” Metaphor to Go

May 24, 2016

Article in Midcentury Modern

Why I’m Not Ray, or How I Came to Write a Manifesto Against Ageism

Why I’m Not Ray, or How I Came to Write a Manifesto Against Ageism

March 12, 2016

Article in Midcentury Modern

Of course companies should strive for age diversity, “even in a field as innovation-crazy as tech.”

Of course companies should strive for age diversity, “even in a field as innovation-crazy as tech.”

October 19, 2015

Invited comment on an article on Backchannel

How I Became an Old Person in Training

How I Became an Old Person in Training

October 1, 2015

Article in Generations, the journal of the American Society on Aging

Is Ageism the Last Bias?

Is Ageism the Last Bias?

September 1, 2015

Article in Playboy

Age as true advantage? Not in the Atlantic.

Age as true advantage? Not in the Atlantic.

June 4, 2015

Post on Medium

How should we think about longer lives—and why?

How should we think about longer lives—and why?

July 7, 2014

Article in The Society Pages