Mary Wang is the multimedia editor of Guernica. She runs the Miscellaneous Files interview series, in which she talks to writers about their practice through the screenshots, notes, and other digital marginalia found on the writers' devices.
Watch the gorgeously-shot, deliriously-paced documentary that follows an Alaskan salmon on an unlikely journey on "the Mount Everest of rivers," as residents consider the costs and benefits of a mega-dam.
The writer shares a collection of digital fragments that have shaped her practice, including an image depicting cycling exercises, a photo of Kafka’s diaries, and a video of her mother’s first time seeing snow.
Watch this month's documentary, in which a prison debate team joins forces with college students to discuss gun control, even though some inmates have landed there precisely for firearm-related crimes.
The writer Jabari Asim on stories as instruments of power, how he places himself in the lineage of African American literature, and how writers of color should navigate an onerous publishing landscape.