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Contributions by Jill McDonough:

“My History of Lead”

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Collaborators’ Q&A What is behind your choice of this piece of art in response to Flint, Michigan’s contaminated drinking water? Artist Lisa Sette: An aerial view of a river reminded me of the earth’s veins. Why did this piece of art resonate for you or seem like it would give you an avenue into writing about Flint? Poet Jill McDonough: It was so quiet—insidious as an x-ray of bad news you can’t read. What do …

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