In The Making
Musician, visual artist, and educator Paul Rucker has just begun his large body of work in reference to the US prison system, this history of slavery, and the current landscape of inequality and justice in current society. Titled Recapitulation, this thoughtful and provocative undertaking is being shared in-progress with The Project Room. Here, Paul introduces the subject, explains his interest in it, and asks for your stories.Read more »
Author Rebecca Walker visited TPR for a conversation with TPR Founder Jess Van Nostrand and Off Paper Editor Tessa Hulls. Much was discussed, including real versus imagined memories, the legacy of cultural ritual, her relationship with her famous parents, and why she loved Wonder Woman as a child. Walker’s new memoir is titled Adé: A Love StoryRead more »
Jonathan Miles, author of the new book WANT NOT, took time from his book tour to respond to our question, “Who Was Your First Hero?” Jonathan reads at Seattle’s University Bookstore on November 18 at 7pm.Read more »
In light of Off Paper’s Editor having gone happily half-feral in Alaska, The Seen turns to the topic of escapism and features posts about people who have simply disappeared. This installment: a look at Amelia Earhart, and the fictionalized account of her disappearance in Jane Mendlesohn’s I Was Amelia Earhart.Read more »
Why Do We Make Things?
Off Paper Editor Jenifer Ward reflects on the new Big Question, “How Are We Remembered?” and gives some preview of what we can expect in the months to come…Read more »