Matthew Power                   Story Archive 2000-2014

 

RECENT WORK:











SELECTED ARCHIVE:





Ghosts of Wounded Knee (.pdf)

Portfolio with photographs by Aaron Huey

December 2009  


Mississippi Drift: River vagrants in the age of Wal-Mart (.pdf)

March 2008   

*included in Best American Travel Writing 2009

*included in Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009                                                

           

                                                                             

The Magic Mountain: Trickle-Down Economics in a Philippine Garbage Dump (.pdf)

December 2006             

*nominated for a Livingston Award

*included in Best American Travel Writing 2007

                                                                                                     


The Lost Buddhas of Bamiyan: Picking up the pieces in Afghanistan (.pdf)

March 2005                       

*nominated for a Livingston Award

*included in Best American Spiritual Writing 2006

                                                                                                     


The Poison Stream: Sacrificing India’s poor on the altar of modernity (.pdf)

August 2004                      

*nominated for a Livingston Award

  1. *“Other Notable Science and Nature Writing”

    in Best American Science and Nature Writing 2005







There Will Be Blood

December 2011


Lost In The Amazon

June 2009     

*included in Best American Travel Writing 2010


The Killing Peak

November 2008


The Cult of Chris McCandless (.pdf)

September 2007





Ghosts on Mt. Kenya

September 2007


Andes: Full Throttle (.pdf)                              Photo Gallery

December / January 2006/2007


Exploring the New Nicaragua (.pdf) 

September 2006


Astride the Dragon's Back

Trekking foot-first along a remote stretch of China's Great Wall

October 2005


Diary of a Tsunami Volunteer

April 2005


Lost Highway of the Himalayas (.pdf)          Photo Gallery

December 2004 / January 2005





The Solution: Bolivia’s Lithium Dreams

Fall 2010     


Charlie Don’t Surf            full text .pdf

Spring 2008      

*“Other Notable Travel Writing,”  Best American Travel Writing 2009

                                                                                                                            

One More Martyr in a Dirty War  

Oaxaca Sketchbook by Peter Kuper

Summer 2007