Almost Wiped out by a Moose:    Hank Nuwer

Almost Wiped out by a Moose: Hank Nuwer

Moose in Alaska are everywhere. You can’t escape them.                   When my wife Gosia and I take our favorite daily stroll through the University of Alaska’s splendid botanical gardens, we keep a wary eye out for the critters who come out of the woods hoping to...
Literary Journalism: A Primer by Hank Nuwer

Literary Journalism: A Primer by Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer Feature Writing essay from the book Real Feature Writing by Abraham Aamidor     When editors confront a writer whose feature stalled, they often say that the ailing story needs better flow and detail. In other words, they give writing suggestions that...
Unintended causes should concern us all

Unintended causes should concern us all

It’s a story as old as the story of human progress. A new discovery or innovation heralded for its efficacy is suspected to have harmful effects that require ingenuity on the part of researchers to find an antidote to the unintended causes. I consider it compelling...