Cover Photo: US President Jimmy Carter tours the South Bronx, 1977.
US President Jimmy Carter tours the South Bronx, 1977.

A Visit to Charlotte Street

“The story we tell about the Bronx is changing.”

All That is Solid Melts Into Air

The Warriors

Makers

thisSouth Bronx of America

real real

The Getdown

Adrian Shirk is the author of And Your Daughters Shall Prophesy , narrative expeditions of American women prophets and spiritual icons, from Counterpoint Press. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, Atlas Obscura, The Morning News and others. She teaches women's studies and creative writing at Pratt Institute, and lives on the border of the Bronx and Yonkers, with her husband Sweeney and Quentin the cat.