Why We Chose It

Sergei Lobanov-Rostovsky
November 2, 2015
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Jaquira Díaz’s essay “Ordinary Girls” appears in the Nov/Dec 2015 issue of the Kenyon Review. Read an excerpt here. Great writing is like diving: anybody can get from the platform to the pool—or the pavement—but some, with grace and sweat…

A Conversation with Mike Rose – PT I

Kirsten Ogden
November 2, 2015
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The first interview in a series about the intersections of writing, teaching, & identity  Mike Rose is the son of working class Italian-immigrant parents who settled in South Los Angeles in the 1950s. Rose, a long-time advocate for underrepresented students in…

Exxon Vs. Biophilia

Karen Malpede
November 1, 2015
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By Karen Malpede The news broke in October, during the lead up to the Paris Cop21. Exxon’s scientists investigated the effects of burning fossil fuels in the 1970ies and 80ies. Well-funded and highly skilled, they came carefully to the conclusion…

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