Annie Nields
Staff Reporter
Author Archive

My favorite part of the day is the afternoon. In the afternoon, the shadows get a littler harsher and a little sharper against the pavement. […]

Getting Dirty

I wake up earlier than usual for a Sunday morning, cut up an apple to eat and get myself a coffee to drink along the […]

Making History

Thomas Bishop, a student at Kennedy High School, ran into then–Congressional candidate Jahana Hayes while shopping at Walmart with his mother. “It was kind of […]

An Image of Our Own

How do we read others’ stories? How do we tell our own? Thomas Allen Harris speaks volumes on the power to create one’s own self […]

Thomas Allen Harris
A Personal History of Anxiety

Andrea Petersen was 20-years-old when diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. In the prologue of her book “On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety,” her prose walks […]

A Writer’s Roadtrip Through Connecticut

How does a creator’s setting inform their creative work? How might a writer’s sense of place affect the world they build for their characters? I […]

The Not Straight Yellow Line

Sol LeWitt’s art will make you feel magnificently small. From March 2 to July 8, 2018, LeWitt’s bold shapes will be suspended on the fourth […]

Life is Full of Surprises

I was six years old when I went to my first surprise party. My dad was turning 50, so my mom planned a bash for […]

Family Heirlooms

From Thursday, February 15 to Sunday, May 27, the Yale Center for British Art will show an exhibit on a mysterious work of art created […]

Love is Ever the Ending

I believe that telling stories can bring meaning to history that may otherwise feel meaningless. Storytelling helps me put pieces together in order. I learned […]

My Psychopharmacologist and I

The beginning of “Next to Normal” sheds light on the stage in the middle of the night. Diana Goodman, a mother, crosses paths with each […]