Explorations in Nonfiction

How the Light Gets In: An Interview with Amy Wright

Joni Tevis writes, “Like a jazz artist, Amy Wright works in an old tradition, but remakes it in a way wholly hers. She weaves together snippets and riffs from fifty-three other writers and makers to create something new, a book she told me she thinks of as having fifty-four co-authors.”

Read a conversation between the two writers here.

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:

Watch This by Jason Sepac

Watch This By Jason Sepac A finalist of the 2021 Fourth Genre Multimedia Essay Prize Previous Next For the best reading experience, we recommend viewing this essay


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