FROM THE DESK AT THE BRICK HOUSE
We are proud to launch a crowdfunder today for Brick House member OlongoAfrica‘s new book imprint, which will debut with the long-out-of-print travel memoir by Mashood Ọlábísí Àjàlá, An African Abroad. We’re kicking off the crowdfunder at MozFest, an online gathering for activists, educators, technologists, students, artists, and journalists who want a more humane digital […]
Today, Grant for the Web and the Interledger Foundation announced its list of new grantees, and the Brick House is among them, with a $100,000 flagship grant! We’re so grateful for this opportunity to put our ideas to work. This money will allow The Brick House Cooperative to build out our website, and to develop […]
We are beyond thrilled to welcome Laura June, a most talented writer and editor, to the Brick House. You’ll see her around! For example, she is writing beautiful things in the newsletter every week. Subscribe here. Brava!
Amateur means “someone who loves,” and the Brick House is definitely Amateur Hour.
'They’re not supposed to be there,' the extremely nice French woman said.
Also: a $700 giant acrylic frog.
Welcome to The Brick House, which launches today. You’ll see a lot of changes over the week as we continue to debut our new sites, test and tinker. We’ll be building as we go, because The Brick House is the opposite of a slick corporate product; it is handbuilt journalism—a publishing system we’re creating ourselves, […]