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 SINDELAR | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 04 In a new book by Mark Athitakis, the Midwest is not what we think it is, and, more crucially, neither are the stories...

Review: New Proverbs

Defiantly honest stories test the roots of this Kansas City honky tonker’s debut solo album. BY JORGE KRZYZANIAK | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 03 The first I ever heard of Adam Lee, I was on my couch, in my underwear, watching every video I could find on YouTube...

Review: The Creek Rocks “Wolf Hunter”

Living folk heroes from southwest Missouri revive half-century-old tunes of their homeland BY T. S. LEONARD | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 03 If you do not believe that a dusty collection of 16 traditional folk songs can be called a concept album, perhaps you underestimate...