Coming soon: A New Form of LTIL

Hi everyone, After a year and a half of publishing in our current format, land that I live is preparing to get bigger and better! We have plenty of exciting news to share soon, but for now we’re taking a…

Tweets About Death

Here at LTIL, we’ve often explored the way the Internet is shaping the places where we live, and the way we live in those places–how we build friendships, how we deal without Internet, and even how we conceive of place and identity…

Andrew Lanham in the Los Angeles Review of Books!

In case you missed the news on our Facebook and Twitter feeds, our fearless contributor and favorite Rhodes Scholar  Andrew Lanham got an essay published in the Los Angeles Review of Books yesterday! Its a companion piece to the essay he…

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Notes from the Storm, in Six Zip Codes

Back in July a flash rainstorm that hit New York City got me thinking about weather. “Weather is something not many of this site’s stories have touched on, but it is such an essential aspect of our experience of place…

The Lands That We Live

The Lands That We Live

Today is, of course, the day we celebrate the birthday of America, land that we love–or, at least, land that we live. As our writing explores each week, it’s a colorful and diverse place, filled with stories and ideas. In…