The Crier

It Doesn’t Suck / Erika Schlenker

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Donald Breckenridge is a jack of all trades: a novelist, a playwright, an editor of two publications, an at-home cook and a wine-…

A Poetic Dream / Lauren Perlaki

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In an interview with the Paris Review, Stanley Kunitz said, “I dream of an art so transparent that you can look through and see the …

UniVerse / Justin Danzy

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The energy in the Bronx NeON (Neighborhood Opportunity Network) office stepped up. People put down their cell phones and leaned forward …

I Do Beguile the Thing that I Am / Shannon Dean

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To say that Seanan McGuire's Toby Daye books are about a faerie P. I. is technically true, but does nothing to justify how awesomely …

Such Great Heights / Kate Szmurlo

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While walking through New York City, it's hard not to be amazed by the spectacular heights of the buildings. From the infamous Empire …

What’s Foul to FAIR! / Emily Kaufmann

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If you walk into the FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting) office on any given weekday, you would not believe you were in a newsroom. …

Before Cupcakes / Anna Menta

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In the morning, when I walk through Williamsburg, Brooklyn on the way to work, I pass by shiny new apartment buildings, organic grocery …

Between Winters / Nick Martinez

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Kseniya Melnik debut collection of stories, Snow in May, will be available May 13, but her work is deeply personal, and her non-fiction, …

And The World Holds Its Breath / Kat Owen

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When I describe The Bureau to others, I make a point to mention it is the only LGBTQ centered bookstore in New York City, and follow …

Breaking In / Sophie Hoffman

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Located on 28th street is an intimate production company called Break Thru Films, run by Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg. It appears …

Satire Bites / Brianna Scharfenberg

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Some artists choose paint and canvas, some installations, some clay or metal—but for the electric, improvisational satirist, Joey …

Caveh Zahedi / Kyle Roberts

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When I was considering people to write my profile on, I began to think of people that have influenced me throughout my time here …

Sand & Matter / Tyler Fields

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In Muncie, Indiana, it happens like in so many Midwestern towns. The snow is deep, the ice is thick, and the wind is strong. At first …

Blessed Unrest / Sara Malinowski

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As a project for NY Arts, I put together a "behind the scenes look" at  A Christmas Carol, as adapted …

Printed Matter / Josiah Farris

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Sand & Matter | Josiah Farris

Printed Matter, founded in 1976 and reincorporated in 1978, is a cornerstone of the New York City art …

Upright Citizens Brigade / Emma Peaslee

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Funny Money | Emma Peaslee

In January 2013, Kurt Metzger, a stand-up comedian, performed at a show at the Upright Citizens Brigade …

Maggy Mag / Natalie Duleba

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Just Poetry | Natalie Duleba

“Just Poetry” could easily be the name for Maggy  poetry magazine, which publishes a collection of 100+ …

Ginger Strand / Jasmine An

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Infrastructure of the Dream | Ginger Strand / Jasmine An

Ginger Strand spots the dirt driveway off the side of the Theodore Roosevelt …