Virus and the City: Reading

The first issue of my friend’s new literary journal, 34 Orchard, is ready!

“With cover art by Brandon Kawashima, this issue features artists from as far away as Greece, Nigeria and the UK–as well as right here in the US and delivers visceral work that unpacks the things we don’t want to admit are in our basements.

“The downloadable PDF is designed so that it can be printed on double-sided paper for easy reading like a print magazine.

“The issue is free, but there is a donation link should you choose to contribute.”


This is a picture of the smallpox hospital on Blackwell’s Island, courtesy of email from Judith Berdy, the President for the Roosevelt Island Historical Society. I’m so used to seeing it as only ruins.

Stacy Horn

I've written six non-fiction books, the most recent is Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York.

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