Adelheid Fischer visits biomimicry expert Janine Benyus, who puts her theories to the test in her Montana backyard.
Parenting blogs and magazines have become ubiquitous, but is the literature of motherhood still undervalued?
The good, the bad, and the biting truth: the writing in this issue is what creative nonfiction is all about.
Fifteen contemporary writers of creative nonfiction discuss the nonfiction books they remember best from childhood and which influenced them as writers.
As the snow falls ever heavier and the temperature drops ever lower in the author's hometown, she ventures out into a world of white.
Married for twenty years, happily divorced for six, the author vowed never to wed again—except in the role of officiant.
New York Times obituary writer Margalit Fox has the last word
"I can’t think about my mother, who is dying slowly and furiously. My grief is an unpacked box of sharp pieces stacked in a dark storeroom; I lug around a catalog of unfinished business."
These days, we’re free—for better or for worse, as the traditional ceremony puts it—to pick and choose rather than relying on tradition to tell us.
Winner: Best Essay Prize, "Marriage"
One simple equation compels the author to take a fifth trip down the aisle