Free to Read · Nonfiction Essays I Love

‘If It Had to Perish Twice’ by Ryan Habermeyer

 This piece, published by the Cimarron Review, really made me think. Not only is it highly relevant, it does an incredible job of exploring complex emotions that I think a lot of us can relate to right now. So, please read "If It Had to Perish Twice," by Ryan Habermeyer. I'll say a few things… Continue reading ‘If It Had to Perish Twice’ by Ryan Habermeyer

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‘When Birds Devour the Bread Crumb Trail’ by Tessa Mellas Is Definitely Worth Your Time

 I'm very picky about nonfiction, but this piece published by Grist Online really captured my attention. Go read it, then come back and see what I think (or just read it. I'm not picky). The details in this piece are something else, from the actions the husband takes to describing how the organ sits under the… Continue reading ‘When Birds Devour the Bread Crumb Trail’ by Tessa Mellas Is Definitely Worth Your Time

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‘Son of Crusoe’ by David Chau Is My Favorite

Or one of my favorites, at least. This is another instance where I'm showing some bias, because I helped pick "Son of Crusoe" for publication. It's a flash essay, which is something you don't see a whole lot of. And now, for my list. I'm partial to immigrant stories, especially in today's times. What's nice… Continue reading ‘Son of Crusoe’ by David Chau Is My Favorite

Free to Read · Nonfiction Essays I Love

Why ‘Dear Inmate’ by Andrew Maynard Is Awesome

Go read it first. I'm serious. Yes, DIAGRAM does things super small and close together, but read it. It's worth it. Now I'm going to talk about it at length. And when I say at length, I mean at length. Feel free to ignore me. My day will be made if you just follow those… Continue reading Why ‘Dear Inmate’ by Andrew Maynard Is Awesome