When trying to describe what exactly I envision the magazine to be, I often joke with people that I aspire for Belt to be The New Yorker of the Rust Belt (except that I’m not really joking).
Some of our favorite reads from this past year.
An evening of writerly expression at White Whale.
The mark of a brilliant idea, I would argue, is how jealous it makes you feel when you first learn about it. By that criterion, I was incredibly jealous of the organizers of the Rust Belt Humanities Lab.
A special in-person reading to celebrate Belt's Tenth Anniversary!
By Ed Simon This year, Belt Magazine has ranged over quite a lot of topics – the corner stores of [...]
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Belt is hiring an engagement editor to help shape the future of the publication.
Belt is hiring an executive director to help shape the future of the publication.
Watch the full video of our February 2 event on Indigenous life and history in the Rust Belt.
Ten pieces our readers kept coming back to.
Njaimeh Njie and Raechel Anne Jolie join the editorial staff.