Cover Photo: Parker Seybold
Parker Seybold

Where Entire Rooms Have Gone Missing

On the legacy and future of Brooklyn’s Admiral’s Row houses.






Then he paused.  “Do you know who’s up there right now?” He pointed into the thick blackness of a broken second-story window.

The Brooklyn Eagle

New York Times


Adrian Shirk is the author of And Your Daughters Shall Prophesy, a hybrid-memoir exploring the lives of American women prophets and mystics, named an NPR ‘Best Book’ of 2017. She's currently working on a manuscript about utopian communities. Shirk was raised in Portland, Oregon, and has since lived in New York and Wyoming. She's a frequent contributor to Catapult, and her essays have appeared in The Atlantic, among others. Currently, she teaches in Pratt Institute’s BFA Creative Writing Program, and lives on the border of the Bronx and Yonkers with her husband Sweeney and Quentin the cat.