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Sohrab Haghverdi is among the UArts/MFA students who traveled to the Southern border in March of 2019 to observe the edges of America and the people that live their lives there. Below, he describes confronting the physical border and in turn, his own fear. At some point in the last year I decided to...
Anna Basile is among the first year UArts/Pig Iron MFA students that traveled to the northern border of the United States, spending time in both Madawaska, Maine and Edmundston, New Brunswick. Below, she recounts her experience in a library build directly on the border between the U.S. and Canada....
Will Quinn is among the first year UArts/Pig Iron MFA students that traveled to the northern border of the United States, spending time in both Madawaska, Maine and Edmundston, New Brunswick. Below, he discusses the role of borders in our mythic, collective memory. In our oldest stories and myths,...
Bellisant Corcoran-Mathe is among the first year UArts/Pig Iron MFA students that traveled to the northern border of the United States, spending time in both Madawaska, Maine and Edmundston, New Brunswick. Below, she muses on how her definition of "borders" has changed during this journey. We were...
John Miller is among the UArts/MFA students who traveled to the Southern border in March of 2019 to observe the edges of America and the people that live their lives there. Below, they describe an encounter with a veteran in a beer garden. “Whatever you do, don’t make this a fucking college paper....