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Bringing the B-17 Into the 21st Century: EAA’s Flagship Bomber Gets an Upgrade | EAA SportAviation

Lake Shore Limited / Empire Builder | Barstow & Grand Issue #1

On 'the Terrible Efficiency of Gaslighting' | Brevity's Nonfiction Blog

The Woods Are Going to Close | Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction
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The Language of Icons | ayris, a creative arts journal

Trick by Domenico Starnone | Quarterly Conversation

Review: Forest Dark by Nicole Krauss | Ploughshares

A Review of Lina Maria Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas' Don't Come Back | Brevity

A Review of Jericho Parms' Lost Wax | Brevity

Review: 'Here I Am' by Jonathan Safran Foer | Ploughshares

The Internet in Literature: Sven Birkerts, Jennifer Egan, Chuck Klosterman, Jarett Kobek, & Patrick Madden | Ploughshares

A Review of Patrick Madden's Sublime Physick | Brevity

On Intimacy: Elena Ferrante & Stacey D'Erasmo | Ploughshares

On Sentimentality: Zoe Heller, Leslie Jamison, Nate Pritts & Mary Ruefle | Plougshares

On the Art of Perspective: Christopher Castellani & Maggie Nelson | Ploughshares

Review of Jhumpa Lahiri's In Other Words | Brevity

Writing Travel: A Process of Unmooring | Ploughshares

Weathering/Writing the Storms | Ploughshares

How to Write Violence | Ploughshares

Morphology of the Essay: Ander Monson, Claudia Rankine, Eula Biss, Leslie Jamison, & Maggie Nelson | Ploughshares

Begin Again: On Endings in Nonfiction | Ploughshares

Writing the Mind: Nicole Krauss, W.G. Sebald, & Paul Harding | Ploughshares

On Context & Omission: Alain de Botton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John McPhee, and Claudia Rankine | Ploughshares

A Review of Leslie Jamison's The Empathy Exams: Essays | Brevity

Writing the Body: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Maggie Nelson, & Lidia Yuknavitch | Ploughshares

A Review of Ander Monson's Letter to a Future Lover | Brevity

Inclusivity & Authorship: Second-Person Pronouns | Ploughshares

Why Bother with Craft? | Ploughshares

The Candles and the Soap: On Vonnegut, Death, and Repetition | Ploughshares

Impossible to Pin Down: Truth & Memory in Nonfiction | Ploughshares

Language Could Kill You: Adichie, Code-Switching & the Biafran War | Ploughshares

Daily Details Made Monumental | Ploughshares

Since Feeling is First: Elements of Craft to Express Emotion | Ploughshares

Like Snapshots We Bring Home: Lit Mag Showcases Literary Travel Tales | The Review Review

Lit Mag Explores "Our Fragile Environment" in Rich and Gripping Prose | The Review Review

New Music Lit Mag Presents an Ensemble of Authors and Musicians | The Review Review

Smart Cultural Criticism + Savvy Political Analysis Keep This Lit Mag Thriving | The Review Review