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      Aaron Lake Smith

      (b. 1983) South Carolina. North Carolina. New York.

      By Aaron Lake Smith Dec 26, 2013

      The New Roma Ghettos

      In the last two years, as the Eurozone crisis worsens, Slovakia seems to be scapegoating its precarious minority of Roma—the ethnic group better known as Gypsies. Racist violence, evictions, threats, and more subtle forms of discrimination and prejudice h…

      By Aaron Lake Smith Dec 26, 2013
      By Aaron Lake Smith Jan 2 2013

      The Czechs of Montauk

      I traipsed along the highway, stopping to smell the flowers and admire the scenery. I loved the sand dune mountains and little green lakes and as I walked daydreamed of building a shack near the beach and forming a community, like Gene O'Neil in Provincet…

      By Aaron Lake Smith Jan 2 2013