Cover Photo: Modenschau (Fashion Show), 1925-35 (detail) by Hannah Höch. Photograph: Berlinische Galerie – Landesmuseum für Moderne Kunst, Fotografie und Architektur, Berlin
In Which the Magpie Spies Collages in the Trees

Mike Nichols’s films . . . Hannah Höch’s cut-outs . . . Wallace Stevens’s jar on a hill

Feb 16, 2017
Cover Photo: Photo by Fibonacci Blue/flickr
September 13, 2001: How Fear United Us

“I realized the work that I had been doing, the work that I was proud of, wasn’t enough.”

Feb 16, 2017
Cover Photo: Photo by Dennis Skley/flickr
The Men In My Office

“The office is a different place after the investigation. No one wants to look at me or speak to me.”

Feb 15, 2017
Cover Photo: photo via Adam Foster/flickr
Losing My Voice and Finding It

In the quiet forced upon me, I started to hear the voices of other selves.

Feb 15, 2017
Cover Photo: Photo by Yann Gar/flickr
My Eyes Yearn for You: A Short History of Longing in NYC

“Fashion’s bright lights beckoned me toward New York.”

Feb 14, 2017
Cover Photo: Photo by Chuck Grimmett/Flickr
Why I Burned the Forest

Destruction and regeneration on Florida’s Forgotten Coast.

Feb 14, 2017
Cover Photo: Photo by Darrell Miller/flickr
Walking in Memphis
On trying to do good and live up to my father's expectations.
Feb 09, 2017
Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
When Your Body is the Lesson: On Art Modeling
In practice, this gig is easier than expected. It’s my mind that throws me off.
Cover Photo: photo via Smudge 9000/flickr
Walking Around Guernsey with My Mother: A Chronicle of Anxiety
“The problem with writing about my anxiety is that I want it to be a closed narrative.”
Feb 07, 2017
Cover Photo: Jen May
Someone Like Sue
“We called the paper to place an ad asking if anyone had lost a wallet, an earring, and a cash wad.”
Feb 09, 2017
Cover Photo: Jen May
Past the EconoLodge
“Don’t you get it? I don’t have to stay anywhere.”
Feb 02, 2017
Cover Photo: Jen May
Town
“Life was a vigil and you had to know the precedents.”
Jan 26, 2017