Author Archives: Anthracite Unite

The Lion

“Thundering across the landscape, the rails rumble beneath her wheels.”

A Quest for Validation

NEPA is sorely lacking in resources for trans folks

Churches of the Coal Region

Their transcendent beauty has inspired locals for generations

A House of Bigotry and Hate

Clarks Summit University dismissed Gary Campbell because he is gay

The Inescapable Inevitability of Loss

“The forces that render capital out of human sweat and toil have moved on” – interview with photographer Andrew Wertz (Part 2 of 2)

Palimpsest

“There’s a record here of something distinct” – photographer Andrew Wertz on coal region architecture (Part 1 of 2)

Walking Away from the Church I Loved

“It wasn’t God I lost faith in, it was the leadership of the Catholic Church”