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Escaping Mississippi

by Makena Onjerika ’10

This novel is an explosion in very slow motion.


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Proving Grounds

by Josh Bell ’02

How two alumni used crowdfunding to bring their sci-fi shorts to fruition.


Short Takes

by Katherine Duke ’05

Music, poetry, film theory, religion, biology, economics, cat puns… Amherst alumni and faculty have all the major disciplines covered this summer.


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Screen Set

by Katherine Duke ’05

On huge LED displays, this creative director built a novel design system for an Emmy-winning series.


Skills for Someday Soon

by Katherine Duke ’05

For kids, a book of illustrated tips on tipping, knot-tying, pet-caring and more, to sidestep parental nagging.


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Votes for Women

by Robyn Bahr ’10

The complicated, precarious struggle to ratify the 19th amendment.