From craft to criticism, from the political to the personal, the essay is an open-ended walk through an idea or a thought. It says, lets see where this goes.
The essay has emerged in recent years as one of the most varied and vital forms of contemporary writing, and we’re very proud of the examples we’ve published at The Stinging Fly.
Tracing the wandering path of the homeless through the histories of word and song.
12th June 2017
6th January 2017
Issue 35, Volume 2: Winter 2016 - Fear & Fantasy