issue 4. table of contents
By Thomas J. Sojka: The 2020s have arrived, bringing sensational headlines on the state of the global economy that anticipate “another Roaring Twenties” or condemn the comparison as “absurd.”
By Adrienne Sockwell: As a historian, and as a person interested in most narratives of the past, I realize the unique value of Ancestry.com as a research tool …
By Rebecca Lipperini: I love the supermarket — fiercely, obsessively, weirdly. I go to the supermarket when I feel overwhelmed. And it turns out I’m not alone.
By Penina Eilberg-Schwartz: It’s strange to have the idea on the boat where there are no books, no letters — only water and the different kinds of light in it.
By Stefanie Doucette: Like most Tuesdays, we spend the night out at our favorite Divisadero Street dive bar, swapping dirty stories for fun over $3 sake bombs.
By Chiseche Salome Mibenge: An elite white academic institution in California has convened a virtual workshop on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) for a cohort of humanities faculty.
By Mario A. Gómez-Zamora: I don’t really know who chose who. / I just stopped holding my heart’s emotions and / then, when I was about to die, / you appeared!
By Bre (Nyx) Byrd: We all begin, cradled in the water. The storm of our mother’s womb, we, torrential in our desire to be known and know the world, initially seek out of the water…
By nanya jhingran: night falls on the lodge slowly / then all at once / in a gradual shock the crows / feathered loneliness
Drawings and Installation
San Francisco in Jell-O and Ground Waters