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The Truth Is I Never Left You

Essay
A young girl's seat assignment on the plane ride to America changes everything

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True Story #13 has arrived!

On a trip to rural Wisconsin—the epicenter of werewolf sightings in the US—Erica Berry searches for the elusive Beast of Bray Road and the... more

Contagious Empathy

Then & Now
Looking up from our screens and going for a walk may be our salvation. SHERRIE FLICK explores how movement can inspire creativity and connection.

What's the Story #65

From the Editor
The intersections of these two ways of understanding the world are rarely examined—and when they are, the primary narrative is one of conflict.

Writing Pittsburgh Book Prize

Win $10,000 and publication by In Fact Books. Deadline extended to November 20, 2017 more

True Story #11 is here!

The 79 bus loops around the housing projects in the East Hills of Pittsburgh all day—“like a noose,” as reluctant resident Brian Broome... more

Something Like Vertigo

A father's loss of balance destabilizes a whole family

The Scene Is In Flux

A Conversation with Lawrence Lenhart

What's the Story #64

From the Editor
It’s more important than ever for writers to remain clear-eyed and to grapple with the big questions.

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