Reading Moby-Dick in the Time of COVID-19
Student Editors: Jade Bacherman Dominick Leskiw Lily Schaeufele Emmani West
Introduction: "The Mystic-Marked Whale" Essay by Kelly Bushnell Seattle, WA "Night Orders" Text by Dominick Leskiw Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ "Spotting Moby" Picture by Emmani West Bel Air, MD "Imagining a Different Isolation" Photo + Sketch by Jade Bacherman Narragansett, RI "Quarantined on the Pequod; Hotter than July" Video + Text by Lily Schaeufele Shelburne Falls, MA "The Squid" Embroidery + Appliqué by Kathlyn Gehl Chenaqua, WI "Isolation" Photography by Casandra Paiz Chicago, IL "then & now" Blackout Poetry by Emily Mystic, CT "Fellow-Critters" Poem by W.E. Shoellkopf Toronto, ON "The Deathly Trinity" Music by Alex Lam Brooklyn, NY "Two Whales, One Sky" Star Charts & Poetry by Ally Grusky Vero Beach, FL "@realCaptinTrump" Twitter Thread by Allan Lei San Francisco, CA "Balena Levitan's Letters To Humanity" Letters by Anabel Makover Westerly, RI "Through Groves of Spears... He Would Still Swim Away Unharmed" Sketch by Angela Chen Uncasville, CT "whirlpool" Poetry by Emma Baxter Mystic, CT "Ishmael vs. S'20" Essay by Katarina Szada-Daubert Brooksville, FL "Parallels of Jeroboam" Essay by N. Hunter Mystic, CT "Shared Experiences" Photo + Text by Bartholomew Benedict Mystic, CT "The End of the Line" Multi-Media by Maggie Zhang Mystic, CT + Shanghai, China
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