Deaf Republic, by Ilya Kaminsky, follows the story of a war-ravaged town, where after the tragic shooting of a deaf boy by a soldier in the street, deafness becomes a form of protest.
Sara Jhong warns against the use of standardized test results and other “numbers” as a way of measuring students’ success in “Not Your Numbers.”
Gabriel T. Clément explores modern Buddhism and its interactions with society, in Om mani padme hum.
In this piece, Delany Burk explores fires and the devastating landscapes and after effects of them.
Mina Kim explores the intensity and emotional turmoil that romantic relationships can bring in “Revitalized.”
Margaret Madole illustrates the struggle of helping friends with mental illnesses survive another day in “Scars.”
Alice Bolin is the author of Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession. It is a New York Times Notable Book of 2018 and a New York Times Editor’s Choice book, is on the list of Kirkus’ Best Nonfiction Books of 2018, and is an Edgar Award nominee. Alice has published poems, stories, and… Continue reading
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Halsey Hutchinson has taken multiple new perspectives on your average, mundane marshmallow, to evoke a whole new richness from the treat.
A poem by Rowan Brown.