Cover artwork of the Community Issue: Pen and colored pencil illustrations of people of different genders, ethnicities, and sizes clustered together in harmony
Bedrock Initiative
Close-up of the Community issue

Chisa Hutchinson, playwright, professor, and all-around groovy person in the midst of her busy life, got an idea. She was listening to a broadcast talking about how Trump was going to do something for the dying coal industry and about how folks in West Virginia were voting for him because they thought he’d help them out. And it made her think how was it that people who were economically disenfranchised were attracted to and believing in Trump.

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Andrea Lepcio
Andrea Lepcio

is a playwright who lives in Maine, where she teaches yoga and does personal training when she’s not writing.