Author: Kayli Tomasheski

Author Q&A: Chris Hutchinson

Interview by Dorothy Chan Chris Hutchinson was born in Montreal and has since pursued various livelihoods (cooking in restaurants, working in offices, and occasionally teaching creative writing at high schools, colleges, and universities) in such places as Vancouver, Dawson City, Kelowna, New York City, and, most recently, Houston, where is a PhD candidate in literature and creative writing at the…

Volume 34.1

Contributors Christeene Alcosiba, Kelly Anderson, Jenna Bazzell, Bruce Bond, Nancy Naomi Carlson, René Char, Steven Church, Lauren S. Cook, Heather Corrigan, Jennine Capó Crucet, James Dunham, Amina Gautier, Cameron Glavin, Sarah Gordon, Lewis Holt, C. A. Kaufman, Tom Kelly, Matthew Komatsu, Peter LeBerge, Rebecca Lauren, Taylor K. Long, Will McGrath, Carolyn Moore, James Norcliffe, J. Nicole Oquendo, Ashton Russell, A.…

Terese Svoboda

Recipient of a 2013 Guggenheim, Terese Svoboda is the author of six books of fiction, most recently Bohemian Girl, named one of the ten best 2012 Westerns by Booklist and a Historical Book of the Year Finalist in Foreword. Listen to her read here:   Tin God, a finalist for the John Gardner Prize, was recently reissued, with Publisher’s Weekly deeming…

Review: Mrs. Engels

Mrs. Engels by Gavin McCrea Review by Sean Towey Close your eyes and imagine Karl Marx. Can you see him? That giant head covered in curly hair, that jolly girth? Good. Now bring to mind his partner in ideology Friedrich Engels. A little bit harder to do, right? Is it Freud with more hair? Or maybe Nietzsche but less Mark…

Review: White Blight

White Blight by Athena Farrokhzad Translated by Jennifer Hayashida Review by Charlotte Muzzi Athena Farrokhzad’s White Blight, translated by Jennifer Hayashida, is a book-length lyric poem about the pressures of living in a culture that recognizes your own culture as other. Farrokhzad was born in Tehran and raised in Sweden. It is difficult not to read the book as directly…

Review: The Meursault Investigation

The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud Review by Feroz Rather Albert Camus is a modern prophet of humanism. He was born in 1913 in Mondovi, Algeria, into the French settler community. For eight months he lived with his father who, when the World War First broke out, was called up. Lucien was wounded in the Battle of Marne and died…