Art and Web Director Jen Rickard Blair offers insights into the art for the climate change special section
In a series of vignettes, essayist Chris Arthur considers why “respecting what gives life is not a lesson to be learned indoors.”
Andrew Lam confronts the Vietnam of his past, present, and future in the Summer 2019 Puterbaugh Essay
Alberto Chimal peers into one possible future for the human race and the flora and fauna trapped in the biosphere with it, the Grand Experiment
Banned from entering soccer stadiums since Iran’s 1979 revolution, the young women in this story hatch a risky plan to get inside the stadium on game day.
In this coming-of-age tale with a dark twist, two brothers engage in a deathly game.
Tiffany Higgins interviews Márcia Wayna Kambeba, a poet of the Omágua/Kambeba people
Book Review and Online editor Rob Vollmar talks about climate change with David Holmgren, an environmental designer, writer, and co-creator of the permaculture concept, which uses systems theory to create by design the resiliency found in natural systems.
Janice Weizman interviews Jessica Cohen and Evan Fallenberg, both acclaimed Hebrew-English translators, who were recently commissioned by the Institute of Israeli Drama to undertake a translation of five of Hanoch Levin’s plays. Levin is arguably Israel's most important playwright but his work is largely unknown to anglophone audiences.
“We once threw / empty soda cans out bus windows, / thoughtless / as all of our kind.” from “Bluefish,” by Jane Hirshfield
“The lake’s quiet surface enters my spine; the hidden / marvels suddenly made visible like a torch from a flame." from “November in Xichang,” by Major Jackson
“Flowers / hats / fingernails / and doors // grow outward.” - Gemma Gorga, from “Direction of Growth”