by Nicholas Mancusi ’10
Why and how do some people achieve greatness?
by William H. Pritchard ’53
In 48 poems, an alumnus writes about childhood, religion, loss—and typos.
by Josh Bell ’02
It’s the 1930s, and no one will hire a Black M.D.—except for the mob. An alumnus tells his grandfather’s story.
by Katherine Duke ’05
In three critically acclaimed books of poetry—two of which are debut collections—Amherst alumnae take us from the waiting room to the afterlife, with a detour through rural Kentucky in between.
by Rand Richards Cooper ’80
At age 80, the Ploughshares co-founder shares his life’s regrets and joys.