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2021 Year in Review: Top 10 Articles from The Big Smoke America

2021 Year in Review: Top 10 Articles from The Big Smoke America

The Big Smoke America is now six years old and has published almost 2,500 original articles and essays. Here are the Top 10 (+14 more) from 2021.

In Review: Antlers and “The Quiet Boy”

Jason Arment looks at what can happen when Hollywood tries to expand a short story into a full-length film, as is the case with “The Quiet Boy” and Antlers.

Nothing Else Was As They Told Us: An Interview with Kacy Tellessen

An interview with writer Kacy Tellessen about the release of his war memoir Freaks of a Feather, his thoughts about the state of the military, war, and being a writer.

Falling Down a Deep, Narrow Hole: An Interview with Matthew Borczon

An interview with writer Matthew Borczon about poetry as catharsis, having served in a combat hospital in Afghanistan, writing about war and his struggles with PTSD.

2020 Year in Review: Top 10 Articles from The Big Smoke America

Ta ta, 2020. What a year. The Big Smoke America is now five years old and has published over 2,100 articles and essays. Here are the Top 10 (+20 more) from 2020.

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