I've always liked this photo of Rilke in his Russian peasant blouse (when he was 19 and went to Russia with his much older lover, he returned in costume and affecting a Russian accent for a while). public domain via Wikimedia Commons

Syllabiology: Living in Letters

"This course will be conducted completely through the postal mail."

The Smallness of Mark Zuckerberg

After the Beef

The Flint Water Crisis, Ten Years Later

A Conversation with Dayne Walling, Flint Mayor 2009-2015