Lorraine Hansberry’s Queer Archive

The playwright’s lesbian fiction has gone largely unexamined. But she wanted you to read it.
Alec Pollak

Notes on Affirmation

SFFA v. Harvard and the quest for acceptance
Thomas Dai

This Part of Our Lives Is Over

Sending my daughter to Japan
Emily Bernard

New York Anabasis

In praise of the return to the surface
Rachel Eisendrath

Unfathomable Life

As a philosopher, I thought I understood risk. Then I tried to get pregnant.
Anna Hartford

James Baldwin in Turkey

How Istanbul changed his career—and his life
Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi



A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram

Thirty Clocks Strike the Hour

Vita Sackville-West
September 1, 1929

Visibility in Fiction

Edith Wharton
March 1, 1929
A painting of a woman reading at a table.

How Should One Read a Book?

Read as if one were writing it
Virginia Woolf
September 1, 1926