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No One Survives the Smoke

On crime passed down from generation to generation

Coney Island, Brooklyn. 2017.

II pull onto Daddy’s block. The stocky frame houses stack next to one another like planks on the Boardwalk. It’s late fall so there is ample street parking, unlike the summer months when cars crush into each other like Colt 45 cans. A distant car horn buzzes angrily on the ave…



A new magazine from Roxane Gay offering some of the most interesting and thoughtful cultural criticism to be found on the Web. Our first quarterly is coming in June 2019. We value deep explorations, timelessness, and challenging conventional thinking without being cheap and lazy.

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Nicole Shawan Junior

Nicole Shawan Junior is a multi-genre counter-storyteller & the founder of Roots. Wounds. Words. Writing Workshop for Womynx. Follow @NicoleShawanJunior