Amanda Fortini has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and The Believer, among other publications, and is a recipient of the Rabkin Prize for arts journalism. She lives in Livingston, Montana and Las Vegas, Nevada, where she is the Beverly Rogers Fellow at the Black Mountain Institute. (April 2020)

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Pandemic Journal

A man wearing a face mask walks by a mural depicting Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba, May 13, 2020

The latest edition of our brief dispatches by New York Review writers documenting the coronavirus outbreak around the world, including Coco Fusco in Brooklyn, Lucas Adams in Brooklyn, Sara Nović in Philadelphia, Gavin Francis in Edinburgh, Amanda Fortini in Livingston, Jeet Thayil in Bangalore, Stuart Lewis in Brooklyn, Nellie Hermann in Wellfleet, Carina del Valle Schorske in Manhattan, Jonathan Mingle in Lincoln, Reed Lindsay in Havana, Miranda Popkey in Watertown, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro on Fire Island, Dan Chiasson in Wellesley, and more.