Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
Apr, 28 2021 | no responses
Braiding Sweetgrass is a call to action that combines memoir, Indigenous storytelling, and scientific writing. Kimmerer, a botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, examines the relationships people have with the land from a traditional and scientific view, prompting us to do the same.
Queenzenglish.mp3: poetry | philosophy | performativity
Apr, 19 2021 | no responses
As we share the same codified language predilections, we share the same thoughts and perceptions. The Queen’s English is the enemy of the nonnormative.
Sky Songs: Meditations on Loving a Broken World
Apr, 07 2021 | no responses
It is this kind of brokenness that Sinor seems to be talking about: not a brokenness beyond repair, or even necessarily to be repaired, but the brokenness that we all live with, every day.
The Best of Brevity: Twenty Groundbreaking Years of Flash Nonfiction
Apr, 01 2021 | no responses
The Best of Brevity is a collection of playdough lumps, each squeezed by a different hand, revealing the different ways people endure the struggle of being human.
Mobile Home: A Memoir in Essays
Mar, 25 2021 | no responses
Her family relocates to a double-wide trailer in Saudi Arabia, a Kensington flat in an upscale district of London, a motel with a view of Denny’s in Los Angeles, and other “campsites” across four continents in pursuit of her father’s engineering jobs.
A Shared Stillness
Mar, 22 2021 | no responses
Photograph by Tiago Veloso I was a child when I learned from my father that his parents were once the tango champions of Zamboanga. I had never met them, and only knew what they looked like from pictures taken of their fiftieth wedding anniversary that my aunt Nancy had sent us from the Philippines in […]