Krista Stevens
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  1. storySouth

    storySouth’s showcases the best fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry that writers from the new south have to offer.

    Authors
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  2. Marmalade: A Very British Obsession

    Captain Scott took jars to the Antarctic with him, and Edmund Hillary took one up Everest. Marmalade is part of the British national myth. Olivia Potts wants to know why.

    Cooking
    Jar of homemade marmalade.
  3. On Being A Tugboat

    Kirsten Voris reflects on reaching an important milestone: writing every day for an entire year. “Tugboats are slow, and their pace is steady, no matter what they’re pulling along behind them. I’m slow and it’s okay. It’s all going to be okay. I can do this.

    Art
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  4. Interview Magazine

    Founded in 1969 by Andy Warhol, Interview Magazine features intimate conversations between the world’s most creative people.

    Art
  5. ENTROPY

    ENTROPY is a magazine that seeks to create an inclusive space around literature, video games, graphic novels, interactive literature, science fiction, fantasy, music, film, art, poetry, and more.

    Art
  6. The Point

    The Point, a magazine which takes its name from Promontory Point, a rocky outcropping on Chicago’s South Side, publishes philosophical writing on everyday life and culture three times a year in print and continuously online.

    Authors
  7. I AM ALS

    I AM ALS is a patient-led, patient-centric movement ready to lead the fight for a cure.

    Education
  8. Alia Volz

    Alia Volz is the author of the memoir Home Baked, My Mom, Marijuana, and the Stoning of San Francisco. In the book, Alia recounts her parents’ underground pot brownie business at the onset of the AIDS epidemic.

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    Alia Volz (Photo credit Dennis Hearne)
  9. Not Eagle, Not Star

    At Contra Viento, Kimberly Garza writes of the distance between a father and daughter. “Neither of you understands one another without her. Behind you the sun cracks open dark corners of the river and you think how her absence is like that: something so bright it blinds, casts into sharp relief the distance between you.”

    Fiction
  10. Brené Brown

    Brené Brown has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy. She’s written ten books and runs a successful podcast called Unlocking Us.

    Books
  11. Barton Gellman

    Check out the personal site of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Barton Gellman, most recently the author of Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance State.

    Authors
  12. What I Want to Know of Kindness

    As Devin Kelly recalls the death of his friend’s mom and how that spurred him to reconnect with his own mother, he reconsiders masculinity through the lens of grief and what we learn from suffering.

    Death
    County Kerry, Ireland.
  13. Land Lines Project

    Land Lines was a research project that explored British nature writing from the late eighteenth century to the present. Check out their prolific blog, which continues to celebrate nature and nature writing in England.

    Animals
  14. American Literary Review

    American Literary Review is published by the Department of English at the University of North Texas. Since 1990, they’ve published poetry, fiction, and nonfiction by writers at all stages of their careers.

    Academia
  15. Grieving, but Calmed by a Different Kind of Storm

    In isolation, Stephanie Land finds surprising relief from PTSD — and discovers she is able to write again.

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