Nicholas Grider examines the lines between poverty and luxury in the context of his having bought a pair of Beats headphones while on the verge of homelessness.
“Should the wife, the other, male sidepiece and I join together à la The Other Woman and seek some sort of misbegotten revenge? That sounds unlikely, fraught and nightmarish. I do not wish revenge. She has been honest with me. I am getting what I want out of the relationship, I think.”
Michelle Lyn King
Michelle Lyn King surveys the emotional and physical effects carried behind the markings of eleven different kinds of scars.
A heartbreaking and beautifully crafted personal essay on motherhood, being big, and loving too much.
A young woman finds parallels with the life of Selena Quintanilla in the midst of search for self and love.
Michael du Plessis
A haunting autobiographical essay by Michael du Plessis: “She said, Once you struggle, it’s all lost.”
A personal essay about kid creativity, Legos, and the Death Star.
An excerpt from Dodie Bellamy’s When the Sick Rule the World, coming this fall from Semiotext(e).
Shoshana Seidman explores the links between blindness, bats, belief, and the superhero Daredevil.
The “home” of “funeral home” takes on new meaning in a contemplative new creative essay from Josalyn Knapic.