Limp Gray Fur

"I am neurotically productive, reading, studying, writing, exercising – doing something at all times, anything except nothing." More

Albert & Me

"I want to be a person to them, as much as I want them to be a person to me. Because if I'm not, that's when the floor drops… More

Sophia

"Her letters to me were scribble-scratched from the women's psychiatric ward. She was much younger than the other female prisoners, and they'd taunt and tease her until she had… More

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600 Days of Silence

What I most like to talk about with Wilson is music. He has an extensive knowledge about all genres. I enjoy these conversations the most because they lift my… More

How to Kill Someone

You had no knowledge of receiving homes, group homes, incarceration, life on the streets, or the State as anything other than a beneficent social structure. I know because you… More

The Literal World

"The piece is a meditation both on how we apply the filter of social media to ourselves and others, and how the internet can actually help bridge gaps between… More

Provenance Notes

An excerpt from Lauret Savoy's memoir about history, race, and the American landscape, which was longlisted for the 2016 PEN Open Book Award. More

The Colfax Crew

There's no sexy way to say it. There's no way to sprinkle magic dust over the truth to make it disappear. No matter how much time passes between then… More