Dear Friend

"In 'Dear Friend,' Summer Pierre writes movingly about the meditative pleasures of a solo, mostly silent road trip." More

Primahood: Magenta

"Tyler Cohen is a pro at tackling the sticky subjects of gender identity, sexuality, motherhood, and what it means to be a girl." More

Conversion on the Road to Malha

Orner is a master at delineating cultural divides and human foibles, and in this series of autobiographical stories set in Israel, he’s as sharply observant and drolly humorous as… More

Ghost

Whit Taylor writes movingly and with deeply personal insight about the aftermath of a traumatic sexual assault in this excerpt from her new graphic novella. More

The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

A fictional comic book artist in Singapore creates a satirical comic about Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew and the battle for freedom of expression. More

No Diplomacy

Illustrated PEN guest editor and New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly on the plight of journalist Khadija Ismayilova, recipient of the 2015 PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award. More

Ruins

Trace the journey that a Monarch butterfly endures on its annual migration from Canada to Mexico in Peter Kuper's graphic narrative. More

The Wrong Side of History

Mike Dawson examines how we talk about gun control and how phrases like being on “the wrong side of history” are missing the point. More

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