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Caleb Berg

Asian Americans: a PBS Documentary Series, Reviewed by Ian, 12

  Ian Chen, 12 (San Jose, CA) I just watched Asian Americans, a documentary series by PBS, a few days ago. It took me through the hardships of Chinese railroad workers 150 years ago to strikes led by Filipino grape farmers to the brutal murder of Vincent Chin and to one of the longest student […]

How Stories Work—Writing Workshop #16: Nonsense

An update from our sixteenth Writing Workshop with Conner Bassett A summary of the workshop held on Saturday October 9, plus some of the output published below The purpose of art is not to make sense, but to excite the senses.  In an attempt to “liberate ourselves from the demands of semantic coherence,” this week […]

How Stories Work—Writing Workshop #17: The Body

An update from our seventeenth Writing Workshop with Conner Bassett A summary of the workshop held on Saturday October 16, plus some of the output published below This week we pivoted to discussing more concrete individual themes—in this case “the body” in four distinct forms: the monstrous body, the transformed body, the body in pain, […]