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June 25, 2020

Now that I am gone, living in New York City feels like a fever dream. I made my decision to leave Arizona with a coin toss, when my previous school shuttered its art program as I was deciding who I wanted to be.

Once I was there, I struggled to find my place and voice i...

June 25, 2020

Environmental artist Edie Dillon, a contributor to the Nature, Love, Medicine anthology from Torrey House Press, contemplates the permeability of boundaries, the strength of human connection, and the power of art in times of crisis in today’s installment of T...

June 18, 2020

Nalini Nadkarni’s work in forest ecology, academics, and the arts and humanities coalesces in many eye-opening ways—including today’s That Thing with Feathers piece. A contributor to the Nature, Love, Medicine anthology from Torrey House Press,...

June 16, 2020

Spanning four generations of a mixed-race family, Alison Hart’s novel Mostly White is a powerful tale of intergenerational trauma and the healing brought by wildness, music, and the resilience of women. In today’s installment of That Thing with Feathers, Alison writes...

Torrey House Press stands with all people of color in our state, nation, and around the world in the protest against police brutality, white supremacy, systemic racism, racial capitalism, and all forms of violence inflicted upon people of color. We recognize that envir...

June 10, 2020

Karin Anderson writes during the Salt Lake City curfew imposed during Black Lives Matter protests. She recalls a turning point in her understanding of self and the systemic racism so many are crucially continuing to protest in cities around the world.

White on White

by K...

June 1, 2020

Wired for story, we humans seek the solace and connection of resonant words in times of distress and upheaval. But sometimes what we need even more are words that challenge and disrupt. Mark Maynard looks unflinchingly at the conflicts around race and police brutality...

May 28, 2020

I remember a family trip to Zion National Park, when I found myself repeatedly losing my footing, and then floating, unmoored in the river of the Narrows. I had to be pulled back onto my feet because of the buoyancy of the arctic explorer-type suits which hiking groups...

May 28, 2020

Before Us Like a Land of Dreams author Karin Anderson returns to the series with mind-bending, eye-opening meanderings featuring Emily Dickinson, Freudian doppelgängers, and a close friend dear to the heart.​

Parallelograms 

by Karin Anderson

Particle physics suggests tha...

May 26, 2020

Writing from Colorado’s front range at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, THP author Kayann Short must re-envision what “community” looks like for her community-supported farm in a world changed by coronavirus. One thing seems certain: community still involves birds...

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