Our favorite personal essays published this year include stories on loss, Indigenous community, video games, caring for aging relatives, and the fear of missing love.
This week we’re sharing stories from Kamran Javadizadeh, Joshua Hunt, Amy McCarthy, Jaron Lanier, and Andy Greene.
“On poetry and mourning.”
Five stories that question the stories we hold about ourselves.
“We frequently ghost ourselves even when we are looking in the mirror, hoping to show up worthier, richer, fairer, and lovelier for this country.”
“I can be a very generous sister—maternal, even—as long as I am winning.” Jean Garnett writes about envy and being a twin.