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Author Jonathan Foiles talks with Extension 720's Justin Kaufman

Community mental health Extension 720 Jonathan Foiles Justin Kaufman This City Is Killing Me

Author Jonathan Foiles talks with Extension 720's Justin Kaufman

Jonathan Foiles, author of THIS CITY IS KILLING ME, discussed the book with Justin Kaufman, host of WGN Radio's "Extension 720" on Wednesday, August 14. Give a listen below to this wide-ranging and open-minded conversation. "It's a great book!" says Justin. We agree. https://wgnradio.com/2019/08/14/what-do-we-do-when-an-entire-community-is-depressed/

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Midwest Architecture Journeys in MAS Context

Midwest Architecture Journeys

Midwest Architecture Journeys in MAS Context

We're getting excited already for the release of Midwest Architecture Journeys in October -- and so are our friends at the quarterly journal MAS Context, which kindly published Andy Sturdevant's Groundscraper City, a literal deep dive into the subterranean architecture of the Twin Cities. You can read the whole excerpt here. 

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Happy pub day to THIS CITY IS KILLING ME!

Chicago Magazine Jonathan Foiles This City Is Killing Me

Happy pub day to THIS CITY IS KILLING ME!

We celebrated the release of Jonathan Foiles's This City Is Killing Me: Community Trauma and Toxic Stress in Urban America on August 6 with the publication of this thoughtful, powerful interview with Chicago Magazine's Phoebe Mogharei. Here's a snippet: If you could have one person or group read this book, who would it be? One of the groups that comes to mind is people who are starting out in the field. Social justice is one of the core values of social work. But I do think there’s a tendency to separate clinical practice from these big policy questions. It’s a...

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"Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology" on MPR!

"Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology" on MPR!

Editor Frank Bures joined host Stephanie Curtis, alone with Star-Tribune senior books editor Laurie Hertzel and writer Kao Kalia Yang, one of the contributors to Under Purple Skies for this wonderful, hourlong discussion of the changing scope and identity of Minnesota writing and writers. Listen to the whole thing here.

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Talking about St. Louis -- in St. Louis!

Anne Trubek Ryan Schuessler St. Louis on the Air St. Louis Speaks The St. Louis Anthology

Talking about St. Louis -- in St. Louis!

Evie Hemphill, of St. Louis Public Radio's St. Louis on the Air (KBIA-91.3 fm), was kind enough to have St. Louis Anthology editor Ryan Schuessler on the show last week. Their wide-ranging conversation is now archived here.  And! The day after an amazingly fun book release party, Ryan and Belt publisher and founder Anne Trubek sat down with Stef Russell of the podcast St. Louis Speaks to talk about our city anthologies series, the stories of St. Louis, and a whole lot more. Listen in here.

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