We serve up a selection of essays, articles, interviews, and poems from the print version of Broad Street.
2.2 MAPS & LEGENDS 2016 fall
“An Affair of Youth.” Go in search of flappers, belles, and the first grave of the Fitzgeralds with Bryant Mangum. With the only known published photograph of the original gravesite.
“Leaving the House,” a lyrical essay by Kat Meads
“Corniche,” a stroll in Beirut with Amira Pierce
“Suitor,” A poem about George and Martha Washington, by Ron Smith
“Generous Bonus Doses“: Deborah Jiang-Stein on her mother’s abuse in prison heroin experiments
2.1 BEDEVILED 2015 fall
“Chastity Belt Included”: a memoir of collusion between God and Mother Nature, by Ramsey Hootman
“The Dance Vanishes / The Poem Remains”: essay, criticism, and ars poetica by Lea Marshall
“Dale Flynn’s Blood“: Trouble next door during a Seattle adolescence, by D. J. Lee
Photo: “Todd,” photo by Chad Hunt, 1998.
1.2 HUNT, GATHER 2015 spring
“Holy War: Ramadan and race riots in Senegal,” by Patricia Smith
“Ki-paw-paw-pish!” – on the art of beatboxing, by Charlotte Simmonds.
“Our Crazy Beautiful Poetic World”: An interview with Tony-winning costume designer Paloma Young.
1.1 DANGEROUS TERRITORY 2014 fall
“Making Friends with Midge”: About your best friend and Barbie’s, by Susann Cokal
“My Little Pony,” a memoir by Tama Janowitz
“The Lives of Strangers”: Reflections on marriage, betrayal, and murder in Salt Lake City, by Paisley Rekdal
“It’s Always Some Battle“: An interview with novelist, essayist, and provocateuse Jeanette Winterson
“We Did It“: poem by Yehuda Amichai, translated by Robert Alter
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Pictured: Paloma Young with one of her Tony Awards, 2012; Buddy Patrol, a painting by Josh George.
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