Excerpted from The Akron Anthology available from Belt Publishing. By Jennifer Conn The dirt path to the Summit County potter’s field in Tallmadge, [...]
By Amy Kenyon This is a memory of two letters written during the last years before home computers and social [...]
Grand Rapids Grassroots: An Anthology Edited by Dani Villela and Ashley Nickels November 1, 2017 Grand Rapids, Michigan is known [...]
The story of the Miami language over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries is one of fracture and dissolution. In this it is not unique among Native languages—or cultures. In fact, it’s difficult to talk about one without the other.
On a snowy, ten-degree day in January 2009, my girlfriend and I woke up and randomly found our way to Gary, Indiana. We had Broadway to ourselves. At that time, the former Sheraton Hotel (since demolished) loomed menacingly over downtown.
Excerpted from The Detroit Neighborhood Guidebook, coming in August from Belt Publishing. By Lakisha Dumas When Ruby Jones was here, Detroit was [...]
The Whiskey Rebellion and the Rebirth of Rye: A Pittsburgh Story By Mark Meyer and Meredith Meyer Grelli November 15, [...]
My great-grandfather was nearly 60 years old when he dug a basement in his backyard and built part of a house on top of it.