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Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson is a small-town boy from northern California who thinks a lot about alternative histories of the west, and also where to find cheap chicken wings.

Role: Managing Editor

Year: 2018

Stories

20:30
Fear and Clothing in North Smithfield

A small Rhode Island town, a massive corporation, and the cost of free speech.

Mitchell Johnson Alina Kulman Lauren Black

9:38
frontier town – the chef

After a loss, a woman rediscovers her small-town roots.

Mitchell Johnson

12:48
frontier town – the gambler’s wife and daughter

A traumatic event sets a mother and daughter on different paths.

Mitchell Johnson

12:17
frontier town – the gardener

A husband and wife reckon with a changing world.

Mitchell Johnson

14:33
an affair in the stacks

In 1848, Edgar Allan Poe and Sarah Helen Whitman had a torrid affair in a Providence library.

Mitchell Johnson

12:14
it’s a peregrine falcon, it’s a zeppelin

The Superman Building, in downtown Providence, is completely empty. Except for all the ghosts, film crews, and wild birds.

Mitchell Johnson

1:21
call your mother

Some voicemails from Mom.

Mitchell Johnson

6:14
5am, rockefeller library

A late night in the library leads to reflections on time, fate, and the story of Abraham.

Mitchell Johnson Lauren Black

9:31
goodbye liza

A farewell to NHT co-founder Liza Yeager.

Mitchell Johnson

7:05
proto-gayness

A family photo and the search for queer childhood.

Mitchell Johnson