This week, we’re sharing stories from Matt Hamilton and Garrett Therolf, Lacy M. Johnson, Devin Kelly, Max Bell, and Rainesford Stauffer.
Matt Hamilton, Garrett Therolf | Los Angeles Times | August 19, 2021 | 5,000 words
“Before a 4-year-old boy’s killing, authorities wavered on rescuing him.”
Lacy M. Johnson | Orion Magazine | August 24, 2021 | 3,411
“There is no hierarchy in the web of life.”
Devin Kelly | wildness | August 15, 2020 | 2,089 words
“Tonight, a dog holds a piece of cardboard in its mouth for an entire block. I don’t know what it finds in such a small, almost useless thing, but then again, I horde so much of what is small and useless, even to me, even to a dog. In most moments, there is something beautiful about trying, even if it’s impossible.”
Max Bell | theLAnd Magazine | August 26, 2021 | 5,938 words
“What follows is the far more complicated story of how our country’s complex, disturbingly callous, and ever-shifting yet forever intractable immigration policies created years of hell and potentially permanent exile for one of hip-hop’s greatest producers.”
Rainesford Stauffer | Teen Vogue | August 25, 2021 | 2,300 words
She grew up on reality TV. Now she’d like you to call her Alana.