Lisa Moore’s Something for Everyone (2018)

2018-10-25T18:30:24-05:00

One remarkable feature of Lisa Moore’s short story writing is her versatility. Sometimes her vocabulary is elevated (consider: koan, ferric, sculpin, recalcitrant, scabrous, and histrionic). Sometimes her subject matter is banal. With characters chewing their fish and chips on Signal Hill with their mouths full. (“Skywalk”, the final work

Lisa Moore’s Something for Everyone (2018)2018-10-25T18:30:24-05:00

Reading for #WomenInTranslation Month

2018-11-05T19:04:55-05:00

What a fine author with whom to launch Women in Translation month (hosted by Biblibio) one of the few contemporary authors whose work I have followed from the beginning in Sheila Fischman’s translations: Ru (2009; 2012) and Mãn (2013; 2014). Themes from both of her previous novels resurface in Vi, and

Reading for #WomenInTranslation Month2018-11-05T19:04:55-05:00