Midwest

Review: The New Midwest by Mark Athitakis

Review: The New Midwest by Mark Athitakis

Don’t be fooled by its slim size. The New Midwest packs a punch in regional literary criticism.   BY NATHAN...

Here: Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, Nebraska

Here: Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, Nebraska

Even after all these years of digging, that truth, it seems, remains half-buried. BY FRANCES BACKHOUSE | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 03 It’s...

#NoCoast — Untaming the Mild Frontier: In Search of New Midwestern Histories

#NoCoast — Untaming the Mild Frontier: In Search of New Midwestern Histories

 Any historical narrative is a particular bundle of silences. BY DOUG KIEL | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 03 One idealized narrative through which...

Network: Q & A with Mary Kirkendoll: music, yoga and a peace of mind in the lower Midwest

Network: Q & A with Mary Kirkendoll: music, yoga and a peace of mind in the lower Midwest

  Interview with Mary Kirkendoll by New Territory contributor Kate Strum How did your life journey take you to Kansas,...

Here: Pigeon Creek, Iowa

Here: Pigeon Creek, Iowa

And yet somehow, in the breathless quiet of this sterile creek, something does remain. Something worth returning for. BY PATRICK...

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Chemo to Go

“She was thirsty on a cellular level and the endless stream of drinks I served her never seemed to touch...

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Personal Geology

“She thought that perhaps it was at times like this that they must all fend for themselves.” BY KATE STRUM...

Shadbolt revels in the quiet that her ranching life offers and takes pride in knowing that her dream of owning land has been met. (Photo by Lauren Justice)

Excerpt from “Home for a While”

As ranches across the Sandhills consolidate, we risk losing that land’s greatest caretakers. BY JACOB ZLOMKE for Fly Over Media...