Life

The Obama Presidency

by: Frederick Foote A look at important lessons learned during the eight years the United States was helmed by its first black president… The election…

You Can Do Anything To Them

by: Bonnie Wilkins Overcott Coming to terms with Donald Trump’s presidency, a man whose words have opened up an old wound and evoked the memory…

The Kentucky Story

by: Darick Taylor Life flows in and out a domestic violence shelter like the taking of a breath, but sometimes, you hold onto that breath…

The Cool Kids

by: Grete Howland “To truly accept people of this age as fully human is to unlock a treasure chest that’s been hiding in plain sight.”…

The Parnhash Manifesto

by: Chris Carr “To benefit from violent or horrible acts is equivalent to being a proponent or advocate.” Author Note: The following was written as…

Best of ATM 2016, Nonfiction

As 2016 comes to its close, Across the Margin takes a look back at some of its most treasured moments in Nonfiction… It’s been another…

Crooked Lines

by: Allie Burke “There is so much to do on this earth and our lives are so short. Just die now if you don’t leave…

Home

by: Samantha Barron “The city never cared that I struggled. And so I left it behind, time and again, in search of something familiar…” Stanley’s…

What Now?

by: Michael Shields How to move forward, now that America has spoken… I was well aware in the darkened hours of early Wednesday morning, when…