Amy Berkowitz on her new book Gravitas, the graduate school gauntlet, and collective poetry experiments.
féi hernandez is back with a trans femme satire that roasts, and schools, those who question their indigeneity.
In Mattie Lubchansky’s new graphic novel, Boys Weekend, the stag celebration achieves its final, and fatal, form.
Acree Macam reflects on the murder of Tortuguita, activist parents and children, and Celeste Ng’s Our Missing Hearts
According to HowManyOfMe.com, there are 3,568 Jennifer Lopezes, 3,208 Michael Jordans, 936 George Washingtons, 478 Jessica Simpsons, 468 George Bushes, 1 Beyonce Knowles (there can only ever be one), and about 50 people named Zach Zimmerman. Through the interconnected wonder and curse of technology, all 50 of us had been placed in a Facebook Messenger […]
In his column, Jonathan Russell Clark re-examines the work of Ted Chiang, using it as a lens through which to understand today’s AI discourse.
Punk! Real estate! Venice Beach! Myriam Gurba re-introduces readers to Kate Braverman’s cult classic Lithium for Medea.
In Treasure Box, Jamilla VanDyke-Bailey reflects on an important conversation that came too late.
In his column, Alejandro Heredia meditates on the concept and practice of community: is it a group of people who beyond identity might have no personal and interpersonal bonds, or a commodity for corporations, non-profits, egotistical activists, and social media spiritual gurus looking to make profit off of an increasingly conscious society, or is it shared visions of the future as building blocks of collective living?
An anonymous whistleblower describes the cumulative effect of sexual harassment in academia.
Columnist Jonathan Russell Clark proves that sometimes, the best biographers can’t stand their subjects.
A supermarket worker turns to her ancestors for help stopping sexual harassment.
A publicist engages in an activity she can tell no one about: an affair with her boss.
Isabel Tehan profiles a young man who followed his vocation into a dying profession: the Catholic priesthood.
As the pandemic rages on, Anna Hamilton urges the continued use of Covid precautions: "On some level, I understand being 'tired' of the pandemic. I understand missing 'normalcy.' But for people who have debilitating chronic illness, chronic pain/fatigue, and/or long Covid, our normal sucks."