Comiskey joined the magazine in 2006, shortly after completing an MA in journalism at Indiana University. During graduate school, he served as arts & culture editor of the Indiana University Alumni Magazine and wrote for newspapers throughout the state. Comiskey’s long-form features have won a number of Society of Professional Journalists Awards, and have taken him inside sperm banks, across the country in a semi, and to the home of the world’s smallest books. He lives in Butler Tarkington.
The vice president’s daughter publishes her latest book, Where You Go: Life Lessons from My Father, this month. Here, she opens up about reading her dad’s negative press, his furrowed brow, and that awkward Hamilton moment.
With more than 100 lakes in Kosciusko County, the Barbee chain doesn’t get a lot of attention. Six of the seven small bodies of water in this group appear interchangeable with so many puddles in northeastern Indiana.
Celebrating its 30th year this month, Riley Hospital’s Camp About Face helps kids with craniofacial anomalies build self-esteem. Jay, a longtime volunteer, is better suited to do that than most—he was one.
The Pushcart Prize–winning poet takes a break from teaching at Purdue University to speak at UIndy on February 28. Here, the spectacularly coiffed Akbar opens up about scourges ranging from his alcoholism to Donald Trump.