An old Pratika camera and a 7-year-old French girl

This photo, from Cape Coast, Ghana, is titled “Carrying Her Future.” It’s one of the honorees from this year’s All About Photo Awards. An old Pratika camera and a 7-year-old French girl who fell in love with photography is how the All About Photo Awards contest started. That little French girl, Sandrine Hermand-Grisel, is all grown up […]

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In ‘Sorrowland,’ The Story Gets Lost In The Forest

Rivers Solomon’s Sorrowland tells a tale of how the horrors inflicted upon Black Americans warp and change us. However, an overreliance on atmospherics at the expense of basic building blocks weakens the overall story and themes. I dove into Sorrowland ready to be enraptured by it. I’m drawn to gothic horror narratives. I spend an […]

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