“In the early morning hours of May 28, 2021, a strange boat appeared in the Caribbean. As local fishermen approached, they made a grisly discovery: Everyone aboard it was dead.”
Five notable personal essays published this year, on friendship, loss, war, endings, and metaphors.
“Clarin has helped get five of her former employees and their families into the U.S. since 2017, while her wife has helped them rebuild their lives in America.”
War broke out in Ethiopia’s Tigray region at the worst possible time for Abraha Kinfe Gebremariam and his family: his wife was giving birth to twins amid a massacre.