Casey Cep

Casey Cep is a writer from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. She has written for The New Republic, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and The Paris Review.

Written by Casey Cep

Frederick Douglass circa 1879. Photo courtesy National Archives

Essay/
History
Emancipation

Each tree and farm, street and courthouse of my home county rests on shallow-buried stories of slavery and Civil War

Casey Cep