A collection of poems that contemplate the bureaucracy of the mind through interior political cabinets Taking its name from the banal, purgatorial space outside (but inside) a doctor’s office, “Well Waiting Room” imagines the conversations we have with ourselves at this liminal site as an exchange between interior bureaucrats, each of whom governs a particular aspect of the […]
When Merissa Nathan Gerson moved to New Orleans, she was greeted by the sudden death of her father. In this heartrending and relatable story, she shows how to grieve, how to ask for help, and how to rely on your community.
Tanya L. Roth follows the experiences of women in the military from the 1948 passage of Women’s Armed Services Integration Act to 1980.
In this collection of poems, Lucinda Marshall, AB ’79, “beautifully reminds us to cleave to our memories: scent memories, rearranged and fractured memories, body memories that get absorbed back into the universe. These poems are infused with wisdom to help guide us through the legacy of our own non-being,” writes Nancy Naomi Carlson, a fellow […]
David Schuman directs the MFA program and coordinates the creative writing concentration for undergraduate English majors. Schuman’s fiction, nonfiction and reviews have appeared in Catapult, Joyland, Missouri Review, Carolina Quarterly, Conjunctions, Black Warrior Review, The Rumpus and many other publications. He has been awarded a Pushcart Prize and his story, “Stay,” was listed as a distinguished story in Best American […]
After a sudden move to the Midwest, author Sayed Kashua brings his series of novels that explored Arab-Israeli identity to an end.
“Bang’s sparkling 21st-century adaptation of Dante’s lesser-read masterpiece packs in rewarding surprises at every turn.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review If I had, Reader, a longer interval in which to write,I would, at least as a parting shot, singOf the sweet drink that never would’ve satisfied me, But the cards of the second canticle have all beenSpread […]
“We often think about genres of love narratives, whether they’re films or novels, as frivolous,” said Jessica Rosenfeld, of Arts & Sciences. “But in the Middle Ages, love stories, love narratives, love songs, were invested with the highest seriousness.”
With the publication of her first novel, “The Kimono Tattoo,” Rebecca Copeland moves from translation to fiction writing and brings a literary perspective to the cultural history of kimonos.
Over the course of 20 novels and now a new Netflix series, author V. E. Schwab has drawn together magic and reality to create unforgettable stories.