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Two Hats at Once“: a book publicist becomes an author–and promotes her own book, by Caitlin Hamilton Summie.

Images of the Secret Self”: Chad Hunt’s Halloween neighborhood portraits.

School of Hope and Glory“–Britain’s imperial mission and how one public-school lad failed it, by David H. Mould.

Unite with Love, Resist with Love–one artist’s version of the year in review, pink pussy hats and all. Painting and exegesis by Jonathan Machen.



The Amazing Kolb Brothers of  Grand Canyon,” by Roger Naylor

El Rosario Road“: The spell of ordinary spectacle, by Douglas Haynes

Hands Chopping Air“: On teaching ESL in New York’s Chinatown, by Rachel Aydt

July 4 and an American Childhood Abroad,” memoir by Gregory Osina Weatherford

     “Dream Geographies,” a series by poet Judith Serin and artist Masami Inoue:

      Interview: “Illustrating the Poem that Records the Dream

       Link to the series in the order published



Feminine Orders,” a poem by Annie Persons

Poems by Marylen Grigas:

While You Were Sleeping

A Hypochondriac’s Guide to the Body

Notes from a Capricious Correspondent

Night Mending


Home Security



Religion, Art, and Advertising–with a Dash of Krause and Fenske,” by Jamal Stone



The 2016 Election Through Millennial Eyes: One Teen’s Hopeful Take on the Morning After,” by Emily Hayes-Rich

Abby Is Tall and Blonde,” memoir by Abby Otte

In Defiance of Genre: on Octavia Butler,” by Jamal Stone


Halloween photo by Chad Hunt.

Mountaintop photo of contributor Emily Hayes-Rich by Leslie Hayes.

True stories. Honestly.