Gabrielle Steib is a photographer, and writer based out of New Orleans, Louisiana. Much of her work commemorates her maternal heritage, a strong connection to the women who immigrated from Nicaragua to New Orleans. Her work explores womanhood through the lens of grief, trauma, autonomy, hyper-sexualization, and independence.
Kenny Hill spent years carving angels from concrete in a garden in Chauvin, Louisiana, then one day left his own Eden. From our summer print issue.
A portrait at grandma’s house leads to the discovery of a long-lost relative: a one-eyed man and his tiger-striped guitar. From our summer print issue.
Robbie Brindley is an instant film and medium format photographer primarily working in Arkansas and the Mississippi Delta. His work captures a quietness and simplicity in the atmosphere in the places he loves.
Exploring the sensory joys of eating a communal meal in solitude. From our summer print issue.
John W. Williams is a photographer working in central Arkansas, who documents the life around him, pursuing realism and detail.
Marcus Menefee is an interdisciplinary artist and photographer born in Hot Springs, Arkansas to a family of painters and sculptors. He received his BFA from Memphis College of Art and he has exhibited work across Arkansas and Memphis in group shows at the Circuitous Succession, Taylor’s Contemporanea, No Exit Gallery, Rust Hall Gallery, Brode gallery, and Gallery 409.
"The flag isn’t “ours” alone anymore, whether in respect or in shame." An essay on the contemporary embrace of Confederate icons from our current issue.
In this special essay, Dr. Regina N. Bradley discusses the sensory relationship rural blacks have had with their natural surroundings and how it can inform their own assessment of gender and subordination.
Amanda Driggers is a film photographer based in Savannah, Georgia. She received her BFA in Photography from SCAD in 2012. Her work focuses on the people and places close to her as a way of preserving the impermanent and intangible.
Rob Cooper is a glass artist from Jackson, MS. He combines many techniques in his personal work and his professional work for Pearl River Studios. He is a member of the Mississippi Craftsman’s Guild and exhibits at Fischer Galleries in Jackson and The Attic Gallery in Vicksburg.
Giovonni Dodd is a photographer living and working in Greenville, South Carolina. His work focuses on the lesser-known streets, alleys, and communities of the area around him as in his District 25 series that focuses on the people of South Greenville.
Clare Welsh is a writer, illustrator, and photographer living in New Orleans, LA. Her work has appeared in McSweeney's, Salt, Nailed, and Offbeat Magazine.
Trey Piepmeier is a film photographer, writer, and web developer.
Michelle Seivers is a self-taught photographer living in Louisville, Kentucky, and she is just as comfortable shooting rural landscapes as energetic skylines. She is the is one of the moderators of @igerslouisville, an account like many others in cities worldwide that unite Instagram users of a particular place.
Jina Morgese is a portrait and commercial photographer working in Sarasota, Florida. She also uses Florida's famous colorful urban and natural landscapes in her visual storytelling. She studied photography at a Ringling College of Art and Design.
Jaime Johnson is a fine art and alternative process photographer who has worked extensively in Mississippi and taught at Ole Miss. Her work has been exhibited at the Odgen Museum of Southern Art, SOHO Photo Gallery in New York and been used as cover art for several books. Decay, untamed nature, and individuality are all themes in her work.
Maury Gortemiller is a photographer living in Decatur, GA. His work has published in Oxford American, Ain't Bad Magazine, and the Iowa Review. He has exhibited work at places like WonderRoot Gallery and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia.
Betty Press has been a freelance photographer and photojournalist in Africa, the Caribbean, and Central America for over three decades. She currently lives in Hattiesburg, MS, where she is working on a long-term project about life and culture there. Her work has appeared in Oxford American, Aint-Bad, and South x Southeast, and she recently edited selections from Mississippi for Lenscratch's ongoing States Project.
William Glaser is a photographer studying at the Savannah College of Art and Design. His work celebrates regional-specific lifestyles, objects, and landscapes in a documentary style that leads to intimate and open-ended imagery. His images have been shown in galleries in New York, Massachusetts, Georgia, and Tennessee.
Rory Doyle is a photojournalist and freelance photographer based in Cleveland, Mississippi. His worked has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, Sugar & Rice Magazine, and the Bitter Southerner, among many others.