For Guernica, George L. Hickman digs up the archeological moments of a life.
At Catapult, R. Y. watches her father juggle business dealings and a life-long slingshot hobby.
Sally Wen Mao contemplates the troubling fates of female artists at The Believer.
For Longreads, Caitlyn Dwyer tells the story of a Yemeni couple divided by war.
Kathleen Kelly deals with the drudgery of IVF and does not feel heroic for it, over at So to Speak.
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