Skip to content
Black and white close-up of author Austin Allen

Austin Allen

Austin Allen is a poet, essayist, and lecturer in the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars. His essays have been featured by the Poetry Foundation, Big Think, Open Letters Monthly, and other outlets. He lives in Baltimore.

George Orwell

Think Again

Rereading W.H. Auden, George Orwell, and James Baldwin in times of crisis.
Judit Polgar Beast Garry Kasparov

Chess Grandmastery: Nature, Gender, and the Genius of Judit Polgár

László Polgár raised all three of his daughters to become chess prodigies.