Tag Archives: In Their Own Words

In Their Own Words: June Hur

June Hur was born in South Korea and raised in Canada, moving back to Korea [...]

In Their Own Words: Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

In the editor’s note of the Go Home! anthology, editor Rowan Hisayo Buchanan describes the [...]

In Their Own Words: Layla Saad

In the summer of 2018, globally-respected writer, speaker and podcast host Layla Saad ran a [...]

Writing Advice for the New Year

It might be tough to believe, but a new year is upon us and with [...]


In Their Own Words: Dominic A. Pacyga

Historian Dominic A. Pacyga grew up on the South Side of Chicago in a working [...]

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In Their Own Words: Rebecca Deng

Rebecca Deng hasn’t had an easy life. Born in what is now South Sudan, her [...]

In Their Own Words: Tim O’Brien

In his classic book The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien writes, “Stories are for joining the [...]

In Their Own Words: Saeed Jones

Saeed Jones is an award-winning poet whose new memoir How We Fight for Our Lives is [...]


In Their Own Words: Steve Soboroff

Steve Soboroff is the President of the Los Angeles Police Commission and has long been [...]

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