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Speaking about Submissions ... New Themes Announced!

Speaking about Submissions … New Themes Announced!

Gentle contributors, present and future! We’ve been in a reading frenzy these days. We are reveling in the submissions currently on Submittable and looking forward to what we might find for our next themes: *Rivals & Players  *Birth, School, Work, Death *It’s a Sunshine Day (new!) *Control (new!) Read more about these themes below. *...
Weekend Reading:  What if you had no family photos?

Weekend Reading: What if you had no family photos?

One of our favorite writers, Suzanne Joinson, has virtually no family albums to look at, so she likes to look at strangers’.  Here, writing for The Guardian, she contemplates memory and the role photography plays in constructing our families … Look for her second novel, The Photographer’s Wife, in stores now. No family photos by Suzanne...
July 4 and an American Childhood Abroad: Memoir by Gregory Osina Weatherford

July 4 and an American Childhood Abroad: Memoir by Gregory Osina Weatherford

A dispatch from our Department of Imagined Communities: Gregory Osina Weatherford, who grew up roving with parents employed by the State Department, reflects on the meaning held by July 4 while living in Afghanistan, Guinea, Brazil, and beyond. *   *   * I moved to Virginia almost 40 years ago. But I spent my childhood...
Weekend Reading:  The Man Who Would Be Jaguar

Weekend Reading: The Man Who Would Be Jaguar

Curious about what’s happened in the rain forest since the last time we heard from Glenn Shepard, intrepid author of “Agony and Ecstasy in the Amazon” from our “Bedeviled” issue?  He wrote for us about hard tobacco, ayahuasca, and new planes of experience.  He’s gone even further in this fascinating article by Emma Marris from National...
"Bedeviled":  Sample some of our personal demons here.

“Bedeviled”: Sample some of our personal demons here.

The third issue of Broad Street has been out for a year, filled with tales of troubles, vexations, irritations and curses. “Bedeviled” features essays and assorted musings by D. J. Lee, Alan Cheuse, Carol Moldaw, Ramsey Hootman, and Glenn H. Shepard, Jr.; poetry from Lisa Allen Ortiz, Richard Peabody, and Lea Marshall; photography by John Moser, James Prochnik, and Chad...