July 16, 2019

On Writing as Wish Fulfillment

By Aatif Rashid

I was in elementary school when I first started “writing” stories—I would take the Hot Wheels toy cars I’d collected since I was a toddler, name them all after my […]

August 10, 2013

Kindness and Attention (Part Two)

By Cody Walker

George Saunders’ year of wonders, which began with a New York Times Magazine cover story and has gone on to include a bestselling book and a much-discussed graduation speech, will […]