All tagged Personal Essay


By Joshua James Amberson
Google “street photographers” and you’ll notice a common thread: regardless of which sections of the population they’re known for photographing, they’re almost uniformly white. And largely men. In the top ten search results, there are only two women and one—Vivian Maier—has only become known in the past decade, years after her death. In the top forty results, there are only three people of color.

Eating Flies

By Carol Fischbach
Getting to a place where I considered my body a sacred space was difficult after being raised Catholic and having an angry, depressed mother. Mostly, I just knew that I didn’t want to swallow a fly.