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My Silent Childhood

I didn’t know my name until I went to kindergarten. Then I became a writer.
Maureen Sun
September 1, 2020
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Soup Can; or, On Hospitality

Anything can become a weapon in America, especially against those who dare to cross the color line
Wendy S. Walters
September 1, 2020
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A Journey Across Siberia

Penetrating the Soviet Union in 1967
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
July 1, 2015
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The Virtues and Vices of Speech

On truthfulness, deception, flattery, and more
Giovanni Gioviano Pontano
G. W. Pigman III
July 1, 2019
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Twelve ways of looking at my mother
Emily Bernard
January 1, 2020

Copying & Lying

From For Now
Eileen Myles
April 1, 2020
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The Wild Man Within

Peter Matthiessen’s Bigfoot
Jeff Wheelwright
July 1, 2019
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Prison Term

Peter Brooks
January 1, 2019
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Feminism, identity, and the willingness to be defeated
Maria Tumarkin
December 1, 2020
A poster with figures whose bodies include the letters C and P. El Lissitzky, Basic Calculus, 1928.

Of Martyrs and Robots

Propaganda and group identity
Megan Hyska
October 1, 2018