Author Archives: Nick Triolo

In Real Life

FLORIDA SUMMER is in full swing when my mother gets her first smartphone. Palms sway and a fluorescent pool gleams beyond the porch where we sit, she trying to decipher hee Continue reading

The Sky Knows No Borders

LAST AUGUST, I drove up to Northern California with three young Guatemalans and a crew of Latinx filmmakers to witness the solar eclipse. Mount Shasta supplied the backdrop. Continue reading

Salmon Homecoming

TODAY, I’m watching salmon mating. On the banks of the Sandy River, the naturalist explains that I am looking at a female salmon building a nest, but all I see is Continue reading