Cover Photo: image via Florida Fish and Wildlife/flickr
image via Florida Fish and Wildlife/flickr

We Were Prepared for a Storm, But Not Hurricane Harvey

There will be as many different iterations of this storm, and the ones to come, as there are Houstonians. And we have to hear them—they’re what will determine our map for the next one.

The Hundred Year Flood

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photo via Coast Guard News/flickr

before after

My Neighbor Totoro

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image via the National Guard/flickr

but

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We were lucky, he said. So we’re doing what we can.

Bryan Washington’s debut collection, Lot, is forthcoming from Riverhead Books. He has written for the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, Vulture, BuzzFeed, The Paris Review, Boston Review, Tin House, One Story, GQ, FADER, The Awl, and Catapult. He lives in Houston.