In preparation for my stay at the Toji Cultural Center, I dove into the diverse world of Korean literature in translation. From Han Kang to Pak Kyongni.
Sidle Creek is the debut story collection by Jolene McIlwain. Although I’m still working on a full-blown critique, I can already say that the book blew me away.
Jonathan Cardew’s collection of twelve tales, is both an honest and an ironic dive into our humanity. In the marvelous title story, this ambiguity is obvious from the first sentence: “Mum died so dad took us on a holiday to…
Claire Ibarra’s Fragile Saints is a captivating novel about heritage and injustices of the past that will take you to Peru.
What lines of communication might reveal themselves to us when the world comes to an end? How will we navigate our alternative lives if such lives are rendered possible? Can intimacies survive a separation in time and space? Such were…
Mundell is a master of the darkly funny and tenderly magical, and this collection is a triumph of female empowerment.