Mavis Gallant’s “One Aspect of a Rainy Day” (1962)

2018-01-02T13:12:25-05:00

What aspect of any single day makes for a good story? A rainy day or otherwise?  "Foreign papers exaggerate; Stefan’s mother sent him such anxious letters from Berlin! He would write tonight and tell her not to worry. Nothing was as serious as it seemed from the outside. Moreover, his

Mavis Gallant’s “One Aspect of a Rainy Day” (1962)2018-01-02T13:12:25-05:00

Rowan Hisayo Buchanan’s Harmless Like You (2016)

2016-10-26T12:35:34-05:00

At the "Modern Families" roundtable at this year's IFOA, Rowan Hisayo Buchanan explained that it only felt natural to build her characters with the seemingly endless details that comprise their lives, their selves. Identity is clearly at the heart of her much-lauded debut, Harmless Like You, and a good part of

Rowan Hisayo Buchanan’s Harmless Like You (2016)2016-10-26T12:35:34-05:00
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