Nonfiction Filter
  1. Stranger’s Guide

    “The world is changing. So should the way we cover it.” Stranger’s Guide publishes place-based writing and is committed to “multi-dimensional views of locations, showcasing writers native to each place.”

    Essay
  2. Texas Monthly

    Texas Monthly covers news, politics, food, history, crime, music, and everything in between in Texas.

    Culture
  3. The Brown and Black Forums of America

    The Brown & Black Forum is the United States’ oldest and only minority-focused presidential forum in which candidates share ideas that affect future African-American and Latino generations.

    Commentary
  4. 5280 Magazine

    Denver, Colorado, is 5,280 feet above sea level. 5280 is the city’s local guide and magazine for high-quality journalism.

    Culture
  5. The Believer Magazine

    The Believer is a bimonthly literature, arts, and culture magazine that publishes journalism, essays, interviews, comics, poetry, a symposium around a theme, and a column by Nick Hornby.

    Culture
  6. The Girl on the Train

    Erynn Brook compiles a thread of tweets, about her encounter with an 18-year-old stranger having a seizure on the subway, into a post on her blog.

    Commentary
  7. Columbine, 20 Years Later

    Was it possible, we wondered, that Columbine, that seminal moment in American history, had taught us nothing?” A special issue at 5280 covers the community of Columbine, Colorado, 20 years after the Columbine High School shooting.

    Commentary
  8. Wonder Woman

    “We’re all a little weird thanks to our mothers. I’m carrying that tradition on with my own children.” Mary Laura Philpott, who blogged previously at I Miss You When I Blink, shares an excerpt from her new essay collection at Longreads.

    Authors
  9. Alta

    Alta publishes writing on the issues, culture, personalities, politics, lifestyle, and history of California and the West.

    Culture
    Photo by Oscar Salgado from Pexels
  10. For the Record

    At Columbia Journalism Review, 18 journalists share how — or whether — they use tape recorders during interviews.

    Authors
  11. Wandling Free?

    Musings at Richly Evocative on the Wandle in London: “Walking next to a river, perhaps especially an urban survivor like the Wandle, is the chance to connect with something beyond ourselves. Where the river goes and how it turns, or loops back on itself, meanders and twists, is often nothing to do with us humans.”

    Environment
  12. My Goal Since the Beginning Was to Individualize the Victims

    “By colorizing their photographs, they become less abstract. They are no longer just representing something old, a historical event that happened so many years ago.” For the Faces of Auschwitz project, photo colorist Marina Amaral transforms photos of Holocaust victims.

    Education
  13. The Redemption of MS-13

    Journalist Danny Gold investigates the movement converting El Salvador’s gang members into born-again Christians. For those in the gangs, the only way out is through the door of the church.

    Journalism
    Illustration by Matt Chinworth
  14. Lit Hub’s Most Anticipated Books of 2019

    Start planning your 2019 reading schedule with Literary Hub’s exhaustive list of exciting future releases — including numerous titles by women writers and writers of color.

    Authors
  15. Take a Break from December with the Year’s Best Longreads

    Shut out the hustle and bustle for 15 minutes, and dig into a good story.

    Journalism