The Throwaways

Chadburn’s beautiful, brutal essay pairs memories of poverty and the foster care system with an unlikely clarion call: pay your taxes. “Taxes are revolutionary,” she writes. “When I pay my taxes I am telling my community I value you.”

Source: The Rumpus
Published: Jan 25, 2012
Length: 19 minutes (4,876 words)

Out from Under

A Detroit family fights to win their house back in the Wayne County foreclosure auction after being scammed by a sub-subprime entrepreneur.

Published: Nov 4, 2015
Length: 25 minutes (6,292 words)