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One afternoon a little over a year ago, I got a brief and mysterious e-mail from a man named Jackson Taylor. It was sent from a personal Gmail account. “I am heading up a new literary fellowship here in New York,” he wrote. “You have been secretly nominated for a spot in the inaugural group—and […]

My Father’s Things, and My Own

June 17, 2019 | News | No Comments

My father died nearly twenty-five years ago. Still, I can conjure that time as if it were yesterday: the bewildering, quiet ride to the hospital, with the ambulance lights flashing but no siren, early on Christmas Eve, 1995; his week of decline; his funeral procession, inching past the farm in a swirl of snow. Somewhere […]

Attempts to know the soul of the new generation always tremble with the fetishes and the embarrassments of aging ones. In this week’s Newsweek, for instance, a group of smiling, multiethnic students are trotted out as representatives of the post-millennial cohort that’s become known as Gen Z. Graduates in the college class of 2019, they […]

Share 15th Jun 2019 For some people, mention of the word ‘pitch’ conjures up sweaty palms, increased heart rate, and bouts of nausea. But the fact is that pitching is an incredibly important part of selling yourself, your business, or both in the corporate world. At the 2019 Vogue Codes Live event in Sydney, venture […]

In 1953, Italian author Anna Maria Ortese was forced to flee her hometown when she wrote a brutally honest (and critically acclaimed) collection of stories about the good, the bad and the positively Goyaesque of post-WWII Naples. Almost 70 years later, architect Giuliano Andrea dell’Uva is convinced he lives in one of her stories’ real […]

Share 14th Jun 2019 Just one week after Jennifer Lawrence, 28, spoke publicly about her engagement to art dealer boyfriend Cooke Maroney, 34, for the very first time, the notoriously private actress has revealed details about her impending wedding, and the bachelorette party that left her in tears. When asked about Maroney’s proposal, which took […]

Share 14th Jun 2019 PROMOTION You probably know someone who has had cosmetic treatments. You may have even had them yourself. In 2019, the popular age-positive dermal filler and anti-wrinkle treatments are readily available. These are non-surgical procedures with minimal downtime. With that in mind, it’s helpful to be armed with all the relevant information […]

Share 14th Jun 2019 On average, men take home $25,000 more than women a year. The gender pay gap is real, and it’s one that Meggie Palmer is proactively trying to close. Palmer, a former journalist and finance expert, is also the founder of PepTalkHer – a platform and newly-launched app designed to bolster women’s […]