Narratively

Toni Fitzgerald

Toni Fitzgerald is a longtime freelance writer and editor whose daughter owns a ridiculous number of Barbies.

Stories By Toni Fitzgerald

My Secret Life as a Reporter for “Doll Reader” Magazine

As a women’s studies major and Very Serious Journalist, I thought I had nothing to learn from people who obsessed over expensive children’s toys. I couldn’t have been more...

The Pen Pal Who Changed a President

When corruption threatened the administration of Chester A. Arthur, one ordinary woman put pen to paper. Julia Sand’s passionate letters caught his attention, and rewrote...