Kari Howard

Editor

About Kari Howard

I'm the woman who left a dream job as Column One editor at the Los Angeles Times because I wanted to move to Maine. Go figure how happiness works. Now I have another dream job, as editor of Storyboard. I love music almost as much as (and sometimes more than) beautiful storytelling, so expect to see that here too.

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editor@niemanstoryboard.org

“For what are we without hope in our hearts / That someday we’ll drink from God’s blessed waters / And eat the fruit from the vine / I know love and fortune will be mine / Somewhere across the border.”

By One Great Sentence January 31, 2018

Why is it so great? Springsteen’s eternal theme of the runaway American dream runs through this song and the entire album it’s on, the Nebraska-esque “The Ghost of Tom Joad.” This song could be the immigrant’s version of any song … Read more