Elizabeth Rush is the author of Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction, and Still Lifes from a Vanishing City: Essays and Photographs from Yangon, Myanmar. Rush is the recipient of fellowships from the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, National Geographic, the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the Howard Foundation and others. She teaches at Brown University and is currently at work on a book about motherhood and Antarctica’s diminishing glaciers.
In the Summer 2021 issue, Elizabeth Rush embarks on an expedition to Antarctica, where she confronts motherhood in an age of melt. Enjoy extra video, sounds, and field notes from her travels. Continue reading
A journey toward motherhood in the age of glacial loss. Continue reading
Lay of the Land
I DRIVE OUT on Highway 10, leaving Houston behind — past Buc-ee’s gas station with the “cleanest restrooms in America” Continue reading
LAY OF THE LAND
A new memorial in Washington DC will mark the rise of sea levels in real time. Continue reading