Welcome to Esoterica

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Esoterica is a magazine for those not well equipped to quiet their brain, who inhale thoughtful articles on topics that hover near the periphery of popular culture and the news agenda and ruminate on them for weeks, much to the chagrin of their lovers, partners, and co-workers.

As Leonard Cohen so poignantly wrote: “Somebody Said Lift That Veil.” Well, that someone is us. Welcome to Esoterica, the magazine that will bring your brain back to the post-pandemic world.

Leah Eichler

Big Ideas

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Focusing on people and information, this section is a digital series on the pressing topics and ideas currently informing our state of the world. Esoterica understands the importance of sharing information to create an interconnected world. Here you will find our explorations of ‘big ideas’ and interesting topics facing our society.

Musings

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Whether it be frequent conversations held around the dinner table or solo thoughts you are ruminating on a Sunday afternoon, the act of musing lets us open up our imaginations to the unexpected, unattended thoughts that occupy our brain space. This section explores some of the recent topics Esoterica has been following from around the world.

Interviews

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Esoterica speaks with the interesting, intelligent and curious.

Fiction

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A little of this, a little of that. A collection of new fiction, articles and other published works that are currently touching my heart. Stories thread our lives together and unite us in the shared human experience.

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The Dead Don’t Pay

By David Bassano, Juan patiently listened to the doctor explain the next procedure Catalina required but did not ask about the deductible. The doctor then

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The Nude River

By Kendall Klym Pointed white petals with pink markings flutter to the ground as I navigate the narrow trail. I imagine myself a sprite sprinkling

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Spreadsheet People

Spreadsheet People is the winner of Esoterica’s inaugural Short Story Contest. By Emily Zasada, It was a Monday afternoon, and the spreadsheet people were at

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3v2

The Dead Don’t Pay

By David Bassano, Juan patiently listened to the doctor explain the next procedure Catalina required but did not ask about the deductible. The doctor then

Read More »
Nude river 3

The Nude River

By Kendall Klym Pointed white petals with pink markings flutter to the ground as I navigate the narrow trail. I imagine myself a sprite sprinkling

Read More »
SpreadSheetPeople1

Spreadsheet People

Spreadsheet People is the winner of Esoterica’s inaugural Short Story Contest. By Emily Zasada, It was a Monday afternoon, and the spreadsheet people were at

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