Land-grant institutions are deeply ingrained into our everyday geographies, but as an Indigenous scholar, these places have a complicated legacy.
"The snow f e l l like a miffed god took bites of cumulus clouds—spat them down / from heaven, o n t o my Midwest."
A Belt critic's Rust Belt 'Lit List.'
The Chicago writer's "no bullshit" approach shines through in the revised edition of "The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic."
On photographing non-binary community members in the Midwest and Rust Belt.
"Is disease something we’re born with and prone to, or the result of a life lived in a place that can make anyone sick?”
Pennsylvania has always defied easy categorization. That's what makes it so great.
Trump, militias, and the long history of voter intimidation and violence in the Midwest.
On generational migration and identity in the Midwest.
On Audre Lorde and Minnesota Nice.
Announcing an anthology of stories about Gary, Indiana, to be published by Belt Publishing.
Approaching six decades of existence, one of the strangest places in the Midwest continues to defy easy description.