MORE ON August Fiction
An Excerpt from S P R A W L
On Places, a passage from Danielle Dutton's comic novel S P R A W L
, which pieces together a theory of the American suburb.
Sarah at the Palace
On Places, a short story by Ryan Harty set in an apartment complex half a mile from the Las Vegas strip.
On Places, a short story by Barry Lopez set in the Petersen Mountains on the Nevada-California border.
Small and Heavy World
On Places, a short story by Ashleigh Pedersen set in a fantastical landscape among the trees during a flood in the Deep South.
On Places, fabulist Emily Mitchell conjures up an alternate history of the United States.
No One Heard a Thing the Night the Chicken Died
On Places, a short story by Urban Waite set on a family farm adjacent to a new golf course in Long Beach, California.
What Does Fiction Know?
On Places, novelist Richard Powers grapples with Berlin's history in this meditation on place and narrative.
Hubbert’s Peak, Eneropa, and the Visualization of Renewable Energy
On Places, Daniel Barber traces the energy debates back to the postwar era, when leading scientists argued that shifting from fossil fuels to renewables was not just technically feasible but also ethically necessary.
On Places, photographs by Dennis DeHart examine a landscape of contradictions in the Inland Pacific Northwest.
My Backyard Jungle
On Places, James Barilla writes about the process of turning his backyard in Columbia, South Carolina, into certified wildlife habitat.
Illuminating the Petrochemical Landscape
On Places, Mark Feldman reviews collaborative projects that blend photography with environmental activism, including Petrochemical America
and Arctic Voices
Nowhere and Everywhere: The Landscape of the Colorado Delta
On Places, planner Armando Carbonell explores, in aerial photographs, the fragile yet resilient landscapes of the Colorado River Delta.