Kristen Radtke is the author of the graphic memoir, Imagine Wanting Only This, forthcoming from Pantheon Books in April 2017. She is the managing editor of Sarabande Books and the film & video editor of TriQuarterly magazine. She lives in New York.
A graphic essay from the Fall 2016 issue.
When European settlers bought Kentucky County, before Kentucky and Virginia split along the Appalachian mountain range, a Cherokee chief warned they were purchasing dark and bloody ground.