Announcing: The Second New Territory Fellowships

The New Territory is an autobiography of the Lower Midwest. With each issue, we bring forth stories from Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas...

#TerritoryFriends pt. 1: Self-Awareness and Purposeful Leadership

#TerritoryFriends pt. 1: Self-Awareness and Purposeful Leadership

Last week we started our #territoryfriends series on friendship. We talked about collaborations we admire and people who have shaped The New...

Friendship Built Today’s New Territory

“I interrupt my currently scheduled absence to bring you some kind words…” That’s how our founding collaborator Kate Strum started an...

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...

Photo Contest! Send us Your Monument Shots by 10/13

We’re looking for a photo (or illustration) of a monument in the Midwest. Time to dispatch The New Territory reader...

Founding Members pass torches, begin new roles as Founding Advisors

Founding Members pass torches, begin new roles as Founding Advisors

Stability and change — the effort to balance both is one of our founding principles. That’s made it easier for us to...

Your Platemaster Contribution Provides Vital Funds

You know The New Territory stories don’t have filler. Every piece is carefully considered, and we want to honor the contributors...

Free Story of the Month: ‘The Ghosts of Grand Island’

Free Story of the Month: ‘The Ghosts of Grand Island’

"My time in the Grand Island school system gave me the chance to know several kids affected by the raid. One of them was Kevin Garcia, a friend from high school who has a father, grandfather and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins who have worked or are working at Swift."

A Look Back at “The Dependents:” Michael Noll’s Q&A

  Michael Noll is the author of the short story “The Dependents,” which was featured as a New Territory Free Story...

Free Story of the Month: ‘Rural Reinvention’

Free Story of the Month: ‘Rural Reinvention’

A journey across America’s heartland to find the future of small towns  BY DANIEL BLUE TYX | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 06 | PDF Version  ...

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