Cover Photo: An image of many homes in the suburbs
Photograph by Aiden Frazier/Unsplash

What Home Staging Showed Me About Housing in America

Home staging is a privileged kind of precariousness.

What town

Are your parents rich?

I suppose I don’t.


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Still Life with Book

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Still Life with Book

Alexis Zanghi is a writer based in Minneapolis. Her work has been published by the Walker Art Center, Full Stop, the Collagist, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Point, the Millions, Current Affairs, Jacobin, CityLab, and the Atlantic. She has been awarded residencies and grants by Fulbright, the Wassaic Project, the Minnesota State Arts Board, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), and the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where she earned an MFA in fiction. She is currently doing a PhD in the department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at UMN.