A young girl's seat assignment on the plane ride to America changes everything
Looking up from our screens and going for a walk may be our salvation. SHERRIE FLICK explores how movement can inspire creativity and connection.
The intersections of these two ways of understanding the world are rarely examined—and when they are, the primary narrative is one of conflict.
A father's loss of balance destabilizes a whole family
It’s more important than ever for writers to remain clear-eyed and to grapple with the big questions.
The braided essay isn’t new, but with its ability to combine the personal and the political, Nicole Walker argues, it may be the most effective form for our times.
Helping students slay their worst fears with nothing more than a pencil, plenty of paper, and faith in the power of storytelling
There's something about focusing on the basics that can inspire innovation and transformation
Creative Writing & Addiction
Are MFA programs too insulated?
An interview with Ted Conover
Serial immersionist Ted Conover on the connections between anthropology and journalism; knowing when to resist digression; and the importance of writing “across the aisle.”