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Announcing 2016 Aura Estrada Short Story Contest winner, Mikayla Ávila Vilá.
A lyric tribute to the celebrated American poet, who passed in early January.
The new book "With Dogs at the Edge of Life" asks whether we need less humanity, not more of it.
Enjoy our most-read poetry of 2015
Read our most-loved (and most-clicked) stories of the year.
It creates more violent terrorists and leaves no one who can talk peace.
Alex de Waal
A message from Editor Joshua Cohen.
Lily Tomlin and Julia Garner in Grandma.
Claude S. Fischer
The author of Walden was not an enemy of civic life.
But do transparency and smarter government have the power to effect major changes?
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