Essays

Lessons of the Line

Charles Simic and me
Dana Levin

Ucky Art

Judith Scott, Eva Hesse, and the visceral power of "texxture"
Lauren Elkin

Unfathomable Life

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

Spiritualism’s Shadows

On COVID-19 and false consolation
Alicia Puglionesi

Heat Maps

Desire in the dark
Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

Jars with Well-Fitting Lids

Seeing loss more clearly
Catherine Lacey

Browse

Essays

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

A Legend in My Life

My encounters with the incomparable Greta Garbo
Vincent Price
July 1, 1988
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram

Making Contact

Encounters with readers
Annie Dillard
July 1, 1988

A. Philip Randolph

Bayard Rustin
April 1, 1987

Retrospect: Poetry in Review

Penelope Laurans
December 1, 1985

Byron and Mr. Briggs

With an introduction by Edward A. Hungerford
Virginia Woolf
March 1, 1979