Explorations in Nonfiction

The Fault Lines of Memory by Brenda Miller

In this new craft piece, Brenda Miller considers memory in nonfiction. She writes, “The answer the essayist seeks is not necessarily the answer of the facts.”

2022 Fourth Genre Prize Winners

Announcing the Winners of the 2022 Michael Steinberg Memorial Essay Prize and Multimedia Essay Prize We are thrilled to announce and give our congratulations to

Drawing the Mall by Brian Kearney

Drawing the Mall By Brian Kearney Winner of the 2021 Fourth Genre Multimedia Essay Prize Here’s what our judge, Kristen Radke, had to say about it:


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