This Week in Essays


Kim Steutermann Rogers observes the persistence of nesting albatrosses at Atticus Review.

Paul Anderson writes on remote teaching and Picasso here at The Rumpus.

At Electric Literature, Sara B. Franklin writes on the complexities involved in deciding whether to tough out a marriage or to end it and move on.

Rebecca Duras reverse immigrates to her parents’ homeland at Catapult.

Back at The Rumpus, Ayla Samli writes on bone broth and child rearing.

Jun Hae Chae looks at how Korean bath houses are a way to share space and culture over at Guernica.

At VIDA, Nancy Fowler shares the highs and lows of the rise and fall of an affair.

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