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Presenting Broad Street 2.1: "Bedeviled"

Presenting Broad Street 2.1: “Bedeviled”

Broad Street 2.1, “Bedeviled,” is out now, featuring this stunning cover photo by Chad Hunt! We are rolling it out to subscribers and to select bookstores. If you want to have it mailed to your home, you can buy single copies or a subscription here (scroll down a bit to see the purchasing options).  Read on for a...
Bedeviled Preview

Bedeviled Preview

The third issue of Broad Street is on its way, filled with tales of troubles, vexations, irritations and curses. The theme for issue 2.1 is “Bedeviled,” and it features stories and essays by Ramsey Hootman, D.J. Lee, Alan Cheuse, Carol Moldaw, and Glenn H. Shepard, Jr.; poetry from Lisa Allen Ortiz, Richard Peabody, and Lea Marshall; photography by John Moser,...
The Writer magazine features Broad Street

The Writer magazine features Broad Street

A dispatch from the Shameless Promotion Department: The March issue of The Writer includes a detailed conversation with Broad Street Editorial Director Susann Cokal about the magazine, its editorial direction and philosophy, and some terrific words about contributors and the upcoming Bedeviled issue. Check it out on newsstands now!
Typhoid Mary and the Public's Right to Health

Typhoid Mary and the Public’s Right to Health

  by Carla Dominguez Earlier this month, it was confirmed that there are more than 100 cases of measles in the United States—the largest outbreak in the post-vaccination era. An urban legend quickly circulated about a single unvaccinated woman who had traveled to Disneyland, spreading the disease. This misinformation fueled the dispute between those who choose to vaccinate themselves and their children...
Electric Literature asks: Was 2014 the year of the essay?

Electric Literature asks: Was 2014 the year of the essay?

This week we’re recommending Jason Diamond’s piece over at Electric Literature posing the question of why, exactly, 2014 seemed to be “the year of the essay.” Citing a wide range of literary memoirs, ranging from the personal to the political, published anywhere from established presses to open-source blogging sites, Diamond writes, “Whether it be from...