Set in a failing small town in central Ohio, this excerpt from Christian Kiefer's new novel from Melville House The Heart of It All asks how one manages, in an America of increasing division, to find a sense of family and community. Available September 12, 2023.
To Hughes, America has never achieved its potential. Never reached the supposed promises enumerated in the nation’s founding documents.
Artists and activists continue to organize as Keith LaMar’s November execution date draws near.
A poem by Castle Rossi.
How art can grow from Midwestern roots.
It wasn’t the sale of the building that came as a shock - it was the buyer that caught the Cleveland art community off guard.
To Breathe Again: Living Along Sulphur Run
People like Sie and Scar and Dani and Frances are the future of skateboarding; they are part of a major sea change that will not only shift the demographics of skateboarding, it will also fundamentally alter its ethos. These are the new stewards of skateboarding.
Both cities were even large enough for two daily newspapers – even if only briefly. The dominant newspapers – the [...]
Crayons were my birthright. Crayons were in my blood. The blood of family lore matched American Crayon’s most powerful primary red crayon in every box. Crayons sent me down the road to adulthood.
You can put your finger on a map and trace it down the Ohio River. From Steubenville to Paducah, it’s nearly a thousand miles, an artery pumping through the heart of America.
A massive new highway project in the Queen City could reclaim valuable downtown acres and right a decades-old racial injustice, but only if leaders act.