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Readers Write

Readers Write

Summer Jobs

Waiting tables, dyeing textiles, separating goats in heat

By Our Readers July 2021
Readers Write

The Woods

As a refuge, as a threat, as a place to live

By Our Readers June 2021
Readers Write

Getting Started

After graduation, after a divorce, after an election

By Our Readers May 2021
Readers Write

Ghosts

On the phone, at a gas station, in our dreams

By Our Readers April 2021
Readers Write

Fighting Back

With fists, with words, with kindness

By Our Readers March 2021
Readers Write

Mail

A stolen letter, a posthumous package, a Christmas card from a stranger

By Our Readers February 2021
Readers Write

Consequences

A hasty purchase, a starvation diet, an unwanted pregnancy

By Our Readers January 2021
Readers Write

Distance

A trip to the Antarctic, a 500-mile pilgrimage, a two-hour bus ride

By Our Readers December 2020
Readers Write

Holidays

Chinese New Year in Philadelphia, Thanksgiving in Mexico, Passover in prison

By Our Readers November 2020
Readers Write

Highs And Lows

Getting married, losing a child, singing in a choir

By Our Readers October 2020