Many Shapes of Clay: A Story of Healing

Using the joys and pains of the creative process as a vehicle for lessons on grief, Many Shapes of Clay: A Story of Healing is a touching, cathartic children’s book from Kenesha Sneed, an artist and the founder of LA-based ceramics brand Tactile Matter. With an endearing, young protagonist named Eisha, brought to life through Sneed’s bold colors and gestural textures, the book beautifully and …

SALIMA Issue 02: Unplugging

Biannual magazine SALIMA tackles art and culture with an intersectional feminist perspective, meaning they center the voices of Black people; Indigenous people; people of color; queer, trans or nonbinary individuals; and those with low incomes or disabilities. To that end, their magazine is pay what you can, and they offer issues in three different price points ($18, $28 and $48) to be accessible for those …

Gift Guide: Books + Blankets

Perfect pairings for the colder months

Bidding farewell to summer is bittersweet. As longer, warmer days make way for gloomier weather, there’s still plenty to look forward to. And one of the most simple pleasures of autumn and winter is reading a good book while wrapped up in a blanket. As the wind, hail, rain or snow whizzes around outside and you’re cozy indoors, here are some pairings to consider—from poetry …