Krista Stevens
I'm a runner, reader, writer, and editor.
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  1. Because We Can’t Get Enough of Books

    Your next favorite book awaits you!

    Books
    Photo by Clem Onojeghuo from Pexels
  2. Weather Words

    Check out Adam Scovell’s short film “Weather Words” — a collaboration with composer Colin Riley, Robert Macfarlane, and Rosalind Jana.

    Art
    A still from "Weather Words" a short film by Adam Scovell.
  3. “I didn’t know enough to know I should be afraid of survival, too. I didn’t know I should be more afraid of mouths that mark you for a lifetime than the jaws that swallow you whole.”

    Personal Musings
  4. Art
    By Luke Otley
  5. Richard

    Artist Jess Miller believes that we express our unique, personal narratives through body language. We loved the detail in this bronze cast of Richard with his head resting on his knees.

    Art
    Bronze cast No 1 / 12 of Richard sitting with head resting on knees. By Jess Miller.
  6. For the Love of Haiku

    Check out these five poets who favor the form.

    Poetry
  7. Phyllo Pie With Fennel, Mushroom, Rice, and Leeks

    With Asli’s detailed photo instructions, you too can make a lovely phyllo pie with fennel, mushrooms, rice and leeks.

    Cooking
  8. The Ghost of Mayfield House

    In which IneseMj visits the Mayfield House, in Portlaw Ireland, and returns with a spooky photo essay and a scary Halloween tale to tell.

    Photo Essay
    Photo by IneseMj.
  9. When they Misgendered You at Your Memorial

    Sam Dylan Finch writes a beautiful and loving tribute to a transgender friend he lost to suicide. ‘“I blew glitter over their body just before they were cremated,” your mother tells me. And this is how you left us, anointed by the shimmering breath of your mother.’

    LGBTQ
    Photo by NaMaKuKi from Pexels
  10. Early Bird Special

    unlike the midnight special / there are no songs / to celebrate the early bird special / no IHOPian bard, / no poet laureate of the blue plate / no bargain basement Dylan / no cut price Cohen / to extol the digestive / and economic benefits / of getting an early start.

    Poetry
    Photo by Julian Jagtenberg
  11. Living with Dolly Parton

    Asking difficult questions often comes at a cost.

    Essay
    Mark Humphrey / AP, Illustration by Katie Kosma
  12. Art
  13. Totally Drawn to Inktober

    Get inspired to start an artistic habit.

    Art
    By Sascha Düser, from Pexels.
  14. In Pakistan’s Emerging MMA Scene, A Woman Among Men Rises

    At Women in the World, journalist Maija Liuhto reports on Anita Karim, “Pakistan’s first and only professional female Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter.”

    Journalism
  15. “When Mike died at 47 — cardiac arrest caused by an enlarged heart and a blocked artery — our large, vital running community got a collective stitch: that sharp pain beneath the ribs, the stab that constrains the breath…What stopped his heart broke ours.”

    Personal Musings