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Invisible People Showcases Full Range of Former Seattle-based Journalist Alex Tizon’s Work

by Alex Gallo-Brown

When Alex Tizon’s deeply personal, staggeringly painful, and morally complex long-form essay “My Family’s Slave” appeared in The Atlantic in 2017, it became a minor cultural sensation. Readers clicked, shared, commented, and forwarded it onto their friends in droves. It became, according to Sam Howe Verhovek, a friend and former colleague of Tizon and the editor of Invisible People, a new posthumous collection of Tizon’s work, “the most read English-language article on the internet for all of 2017.” Continue reading Invisible People Showcases Full Range of Former Seattle-based Journalist Alex Tizon’s Work