Annals of Americus is a digital journal documenting art, culture, and politics in post-empire America. It’s as much a lamentation of the decline of Western civilization as a love letter to its undying promise. The journal is published and edited by Matthew Newton, a writer and editor from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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Roshan Abraham is a writer whose interests include art and design, comic books, and the intersection of technology and culture. His writing has previously appeared in Denver Westword and Pixelsurgeon. You can follow him on Tumblr and Twitter.
William Ball is a writer who doesn’t live in Brooklyn. He writes poetry and smut when he isn’t writing essays. He likes to talk about Wittgenstein. You can find him on Tumblr and Twitter and variously around the Northeast.
Karen Lillis is a novelist and freelance writer currently based in Pittsburgh. She blogs about small press publishing and indie bookstores at Karen the Small Press Librarian.
Ross Mantle is is a freelance photographer who splits his time between Brooklyn, New York, and his native Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His work often focuses on the quirks of American life and the unique relationship between person and place. Visit his website or follow him on Twitter.
Julianne Escobedo Shepherd is an associate editor at AlterNet and a Brooklyn-based freelance writer and editor. Formerly the executive editor of The Fader, her work has appeared in Billboard, Vibe, Spin, The New York Times, and various other magazines and websites. You can follow her on Twitter and Tumblr. And don’t forget, she has a blog.
Leopold Stotch runs Versions Galore, a blog devoted to covers of 80′s, funk, soul, rare groove, electronica, reggae, dub, and indie music. Each Thursday a selection from the archives of Leopold Stotch is published here on Annals of Americus.