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Elizabeth Monaghan

Elizabeth Monaghan is a contributing writer for the Brooklyn Rail.

Children of Genocide

Philomena sits on a concrete step in a muddy Rwandan backyard. Her daughter, Juliette, no older than fourteen, sits next to her, her arm draped over Philomena’s knee. The girl wears pink flip-flops and a dress patterned of multi-colored daisies.

Thatcher’s Leftovers

Chris Killip, In Flagrante (Errata Editions)

In the Mirror

Photographers will go to lengths to remain unnoticed by the people they photograph, hoping to capture a quality that disappears when their subjects recognize that they are being viewed through a lens.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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