What Can’t Be Explained Through Pictograms

What Can’t Be Explained Through Pictograms

What Can’t Be Explained Through Pictograms or How the Voices of Korean Birth Mothers Become the Voices in my Head Finalist of the 2022 Fourth Genre Multimedia Essay Prize 1. I was raised in the church, taughta woman’s worth was how she guardedher heart, her...
Chthonic

Chthonic

Chthonic Finalist of the 2022 Fourth Genre Multimedia Essay Prize Author’s note:  This work consists of both the essay and the webpage it’s presented on. Youcan find the website here. If you would like to read the text in a moreconventional format, it is...
Out of Body

Out of Body

Out of Body Winner of the 2022 Fourth Genre Multimedia Essay Prize Here’s what our judge, Wayne Koestenbaum, had to say about this year’s winning essay: “In delicate and textured drawings and text fragments, “Out-of-Body” beautifully captures...
Drawing the Mall

Drawing the Mall

Drawing the Mall Winner of the 2021 Fourth Genre Multimedia Essay Prize Here’s what our judge, Kristen Radke, had to say about this year’s winner: “Drawing The Mall” is a slightly-deranged, entirely-beautiful love letter to an American institution that ‘has...
Watch This

Watch This

Watch This Finalist of the 2021 Fourth Genre Multimedia Essay Prize Jason Sepac Jay is a writer from Pittsburgh, PA. His visual essays have appeared in Fourth Genre, Kenyon Review Online, and The Rumpus. He is currently an MFA candidate in nonfiction at Oregon State...
Autofiction: A Visual Essay

Autofiction: A Visual Essay

Autofiction Finalist of the 2021 Fourth Genre Multimedia Essay Prize Frances Cannon Frances Cannon is the Managing Director of Sundog Poetry, as well as a writer, artist, and instructor, currently teaching creative writing and literature courses at the Vermont College...