November, 2017

Adrienne Unger on Pauline Kaldas

Adrienne Unger on Pauline Kaldas

______________________ Looking Both Ways By Pauline Kaldas Cune Press, September 18, 2017 160 pp. Paper. $19.95 ISBN 978-1-614571-98-8 ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯  Sum of My Parts: Pauline Kaldas Reflects on Ideals and Identity of Egyptian American Duality and Assimilation In recounting the words of a radio announcer, who in the days after September 11, 2001 said there is […]

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Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman – Susan Muaddi Darraj

Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman – Susan Muaddi Darraj

Susan Muaddi Darraj Takes the Fifth WITH DANIEL LIBMAN Susan Muaddi Darraj is the author of The Inheritance of Exile, which was a finalist in the AWP Book Awards Series and named ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year (Short Fiction). She is a fiction editor for Barrelhouse Magazine and co-founder of the annual Conversations & Connections Conference: Practical Advice on Getting Published. […]

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The Tower of the Antilles

The Tower of the Antilles

Stories by Achy Obejas Achy Obejas’s stories of contemporary Cuba explore how history and fate intrude on even the most ordinary of lives. The Cubans in her story collection are haunted by islands: the island they fled, the island they’ve created, the island they were taken to or forced from, the island they long for, […]

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Salvage

Salvage

by Cynthia Dewi Oka “So much beauty is made from sorrow in this book, while silence ‘swarms like  beetles.’ Here is an escape from ‘our slanderous past taking / root in potholed sidewalks,’ and here also the litany of arrival in North American suburbia, where Orpheus is mugged in the city of brotherly love and even Lazarus […]

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Susan Muaddi Darraj and Dan Libman discuss moving moving from a character to a story. A must read for writers.

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