Technical Article

An Introduction to Running Lighthouse Programmatically

Being able to run Google’s Lighthouse analysis suite programmatically provides a lot of advantages, especially for larger or more complex web applications. Using Lighthouse programmatically allows engineers to set up quality monitoring for sites that need more customization than straightforward applications of Lighthouse (such as Lighthouse CI) allow. This article contains a brief introduction to Lighthouse, discusses the advantages of running it programmatically, and walks through a basic configuration.

Sep 11, 2020

Technical Article

What Do We Value Most About Design Systems

Katy dives into the answers to the 2019 Design Systems Survey open-ended questions and presents the three benefits of design systems that both agency and in-house team respondents value most.

Nov 4, 2019

Technical Article

4 Strategies to Advocate for Project Improvements

Ever have great ideas for improving projects but don’t know how to bring them up? Katy shares how you can effectively advocate for your improvements while being considerate of your team and clients.

May 27, 2019

Book Review

The Western Wind

Harvey's brilliance lies in her ability to humanize and complicate her characters, to give them lives and loves and losses, jealousies and pain and secrets.

Dec 25, 2018

Technical Article

Friday is Coming! The Scientific Case for Why Programming is so Darned Satisfying

The process of solving a programming challenge turns out to follow The Hero's Journey story structure, a pattern our brains recognize and reward.

Jan 8, 2018

Book Review

The Overneath

In this fantastical collection, flawed characters face the unintended consequences of their actions.

Nov 26, 2017

Book Review

Beast: A Novel

A deeply philosophical tale that explores the grey areas between reality and fantasy.

Sep 7, 2017

Book Review

The Wake: A Novel

Powerless, damaged, and damned, Buccmaster of Holland is an unsettling character and his story is as disturbingly human as they come.

Sep 21, 2015

Book Review

Up the Hill to Home

Yacovissi shines in her descriptions of daily life, whether that life is taking place in Civil War-era Washington as Jubal Early and his Confederate troops are closing in, or in the crowded mid-1930s household that Lillie calls home as the book begins.

Jul 1, 2015


An Interview with Contributor, Rick DeMarinis

We recently interviewed Rick DeMarinis, whose story “Afternoon in Byzantium” ran in The Antioch Review, 2014 summer all-fiction issue and garnered the Review recognition as a finalist in the fiction category of the 2015 National Magazine Awards from the American Society of Magazine Editors.

Mar 18, 2015


An Interview with O. Henry Prize Winner, Asako Serizawa

We recently interviewed Asako Serizawa, author of The Visitor, which appeared in our Summer 2011 (Volume 69, Number 3) issue and which won an O. Henry Prize award in 2013.

Jul 14, 2014


Being a Fiction First Reader at The Antioch Review: An Interview with Katy Bowman

On average, nine readers cull through the approximately 3,000 per year fiction submissions looking for the thirty or so that will ultimately end up on the pages of The Antioch Review. These readers do a close reading of the submitted stories, find the ones they like, and send them on to editor, Robert Fogarty, who makes the final decision. The Antioch Review is grateful for all its first readers and thought you might like an inside look at how just one of them, Katy Bowman, approaches this important task.

Dec 6, 2013


The Last Poem I Loved: Revolutionary Letter #1 by Diane DiPrima

The summer I turned 19, after my first year of college, I took off, leaving behind my small midwestern campus, to work in a gift shop in Yosemite National Park. That’s a whole other story, and maybe someday I’ll tell it, but for now it’s enough to know that I was there. And that one night, some friends and I decided to take a trip to San Francisco on our day off.

Aug 17, 2011


Katy Bowman: The Last Book I Loved, Breakfast at Tiffany's

I have tried for the better part of three days to figure out how to write this review/adoration. I wanted to write some grand theory or expound on some deep wisdom gained through the reading of this book. I wanted to write something about this book that hadn’t already been written.

Apr 18, 2011