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Posts tagged Charlie Shifflett
'Accomplices' Releases Today in Paperback & eBook

If poetry isn't your thing, consider that the poems in my new chapbook, Accomplices, read a lot like personal essays and touch on a range of topics: faith, nature, depression, and creativity.

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Storyteller Series: Instagram's @EverydayDPRK and Life Inside North Korea

No storyteller has brought me closer to North Korea than the remarkable, collaborative work of the photographers who contribute to the @EverydayDPRK Instagram account. The account was started by David Guttenfelder, a prize-winning National Geographic Photographer who used to work for the Associated Press in North Korea.

In the photos posted to this account, we see glimpses into the lives of ordinary North Koreans. Spending time absorbing their details has helped me -- more than ever before -- see the humanity of a nation often portrayed through an impersonal, political lens.

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