All content from Shiny People Volume I: Warmth. Released in June 2017.
By Anna Gragert
There’s a certain kind of exhaustion that comes along with feeling like you’re never good enough. It’s a form of tiredness that worms its way into your bones, seeping into your marrow, weaving itself within the strands of your DNA.
By Miranda Feneberger
21-year-old Malaysian mixed-media artist Azzah Sultan is breaking down barriers for Muslim women in the arts. Her work has been showcased across the world and it coincides with an era of art designed to break down stereotypes and bring a voice to the underrepresented.
By Paley Martin
It’s 10 am on a Sunday morning, and I’m a minute into my phone conversation with Skye Verbs, a 24-year old who works out at 5am every morning, bartends 60 hours a week, and is slated to earn a legendary name in R&B history.
By Alex Heldman
Everything he touched, he made it fly. They were his dreams, after all, currents and clouds. I remember the wind as it caressed my hair, his hands as they caught me back down, quiet arcs of memory and fatherly love. Stones we’d turn into missiles by the water...
By Miranda Feneberger
Rap artist Dylan Owen has always glossed his words with nostalgia and honesty. his particular vein of rap emotes like Allen Ginsberg’s diary and stings like a high school love lost. With three releases under his belt, he’s rising to the next level, and bringing his roots with him.
My style has definitely evolved over the years. I used to not really care about looking good or what I was wearing, but growing up and seeing people wearing things I liked around me changed that. I don't necessarily follow trends, but rather I take what I like from them and morph the looks into my own...
For as long as I’ve lived (a modest 23 years), I’ve loved a good book. There’s something about holding the thing in your hands, flicking through the pages, that I can’t get enough of. I solve sudoku puzzles in anthologies I’ve sorted by difficulty level. I learn about new places through colorful, glossy guides. And I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve filled whole bookcases with my backlog of magazines...