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How Our Issue 08 Feature Writers Approach Storytelling and Structure

Reading Issue 08: Endurance is a master class in how to tell a fresh story about the Lower Midwest

Los Espantos de Grand Island (“Ghosts of Grand Island”)

Los Espantos de Grand Island (“Ghosts of Grand Island”)

STORY AND PHOTOS BY OLIVIA EXSTRUM | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 06 | PDF Version (English) (read in English)   NOTA: Los nombres de *Martha y *Luisa fueron...

Patrick Mainelli discusses writing, interprets history and contemporary meaning of Preparation Canyon State Park April 11

Patrick Mainelli discusses writing, interprets history and contemporary meaning of Preparation Canyon State Park April 11

Omaha-based writer Patrick Mainelli will discuss his creative nonfiction piece, “The Minor God of Iowa”–modern meditation on the meaning of Preparation, Iowa–in...

Free Story of the Month: ‘The Boley Carnival’

Free Story of the Month: ‘The Boley Carnival’

A Juneteenth Like No Other BY MELISSA STUCKEY | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 05 | PDF Version Say have you heard the story  Of the...

Free Story of the Month: Which Leads Us To The Terrible Beauty of Midwestern Road Rage

Free Story of the Month: Which Leads Us To The Terrible Beauty of Midwestern Road Rage

BY MICHAELLA A. THORNTON | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 02 | PDF Version April 28, 2013: Like many great stories, this tale began in...

Building a Better Swallow

Building a Better Swallow

As humans restructure the landscape, one species changes with it.   BY CONOR GEARIN | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 04 Evolution can happen any...

The Man Who Was Twain’s Mysterious Stranger

The Man Who Was Twain’s Mysterious Stranger

A newly discovered letter reveals Mark Twain’s biographer and literary executor as a charmer who was either a liar or...

Dividing Lines

Dividing Lines

Is it fair to make people pay for a public service? It’s a question civic leaders put off for half...

Tainted Spring: How well-meaning conservationists spawned a fish invasion

Tainted Spring: How well-meaning conservationists spawned a fish invasion

Asian carp proponents believed they were saving the planet. Who could have known the problems they would cause? BY ANDREW...

Which Leads Us to the Terrible Beauty of Midwestern Road Rage

Which Leads Us to the Terrible Beauty of Midwestern Road Rage

“You feel like your life is in the hands of strangers.” BY MICHAELLA A. THORNTON | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 02...

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