away

 


 

 

EXPERIMENTS IN TRAVEL AND TELLING

 

 


Away is a space for writing about travel that challenges typical tellings, whether through the content of the pieces, the way they’re told, the voices telling them, or the discoveries travelers make in the process.

Away recognizes that people ‘travel’ for lots of different reasons—that travel can include emigration, exile, and the need for refuge as well as grand tours, studies away, and beach vacations. We’re looking for work that comprehends that one person’s “elsewhere” is another person’s “home.” We’re seeking work that grapples with its partiality–both that travelers are limited and enabled by their particular place in the world and that any account of lived experience will finally incomplete. In this way, the work in Away experiments in and with those uncertain spaces.


 

 

CURRENT ISSUE

Late Fall 2016: The Average Height of a Man

 

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Past Issues

Summer 2016: Inward

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Spring 2016: Other Lives

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VONA Special Issue: Winter 2016

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Fall 2015: Enough Too Much Not Enough

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