Here: Oark, Arkansas

Here: Oark, Arkansas

Making Places Personal. BY ALICE DRIVER | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 06 Within a hundred-mile radius of our house in Oark, Arkansas, you can find industrial pig and chicken farms, places where flesh is only measured in weight, where a half-dead but artificially fattened...

Here: Pigeon Creek, Iowa

And yet somehow, in the breathless quiet of this sterile creek, something does remain. Something worth returning for. BY PATRICK MAINELLI | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 02 Pigeon Creek is a generous name for a ditch. Though it is born upstream as a few thread- thin brooks...
The Taking of the Trails

The Taking of the Trails

BY MARGO FARNSWORTH | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 02 I suppose I’ve always been a protector of wild places. As a child I was drawn to wild as jam is to toast – meant for it. Mounted on my most treasured Christmas present ever, an over-sized snowy Schwinn bicycle with pink...