Writing About Home


“You try having a father who isn’t equal to you in size. It’s not easy. His boots are always bigger. His hands are always bigger. He can reach things I can’t. At fifteen I find my voice is deeper than his and at first that’s a victory that can’t be measured, a world larger than any I can imagine.”

New Yorker editor and chart man, Ben Greenman wrote this piece titled “Always and Forever” for Imaginary Oklahoma, a platform from which writers and artists can conceive of Oklahoma as both a home and an idea, part of This Land Press.

(via the Millions)

Sam Riley is an adult who works at McSweeney's. More from this author →