Krista Stevens
I'm a runner, reader, writer, and editor.
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  1. “In a real way, the trauma wiped the slate clean for me mentally. And that’s when I started the process of teaching myself to take myself seriously. By extension, I could start to take other black women seriously.” –Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom

    Interviews
  2. Photography
    Andrew Boyle
  3. Matthew Bremner: Journalist

    From Vice to Men’s Journal and more, read the work of Scottish journalist Matthew Bremner at his personal site.

    Journalism
  4. Getting the Most out of our Business Concierge Service

    Learn how to get the most out of one-to-one support at your Business Concierge sessions.

    Education
    Photo by Christina Morillo from Pexels.
  5. Book sniffing note: Slanguage, by Bernard Share

    At Sesquiotica, James Harbeck revels in the memories of the scents of his books: “The way books smell matters.”

    Books
  6. As we grow old

    A beautiful poem on aging and and wisdom by Senator Murray Sinclair, former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: As we grow old / the ground we walk on / rises up / so that, / as each of those few moments / left to us / pass by…

    Poetry
  7. Art
  8. The Ugly History of Beautiful Things: Pearls

    Born from irritation and intrusion, luminous and complex, surprisingly durable: pearls are rich with symbolism and saturated with pain.

    Essay
    Illustration by Jacob Stead
  9. No Tokens

    No Tokens is a journal celebrating work that is felt in the spine.” Run entirely by women and non-binary individuals, No Tokens is dedicated to featuring the words and artwork of all voices of the past, present, and future.

    Writing
  10. The Screaming Hairy Armadillo of Yore

    TwilightBeasts digs into the evolution of armadillos, revealing the existence of the pink fairy armadillo, the screaming hairy armadillo, as well as a species so large it used huge claws to create burrows in rock. Yes, rock.

    Animals
  11. Acts of Faith

    If I am lost in the blowing grasses, / If I wander from the path, / I am in your hands, time. / And in them there is a stillness, / Where light become animate, / And tactile, / Like little lost pieces of a former self.

    Poetry
  12. Celebrating International Women’s Day: Stories By Fantastic Women

    These five excellent reads deserve your attention.

    Inspiration
    Photo by Chelsi Peter from Pexels
  13. National Pie Week: Pie-Off in Special Collections

    In celebration of National Pie Week, the staff of Special Collections at the University of St Andrews used recipes from antique cookbooks to make sweet and savory pies for a potluck pie-off.

    Cooking
    Recipe for Venison Pasty from the Edwards family cookbook (c. 1800)
  14. I’ve been thinking

    Teri Carter recalls her grandmother’s disfigurement and Otto Warmbier’s death as she considers those who abuse their power and the true meaning of liberty.

    Abuse
  15. Back Home

    “My body / is my home, / but I shuttered it / awhile back, / and I’ve hovered nearby / like a tangled kite, / a drunken bird.”

    Poetry