by Hilary Plum

On Editing: A Work in Address

We meet amid and through our acts of reading and writing each other. Together we find a place to work, and this is literature.

The Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood – Belle Boggs

This review would not be welcome — but then, I’m writing a work of literary criticism, not a post to a support group, so I have different responsibilities.

Describing the Past – Ghassan Zaqtan

And I do not mean to elide that these stories are Palestinian, as is the loss they both recall and presage.

The Association of Small Bombs – Karan Mahajan

Both this novel and its readers deserve better than this easy image of terrorist as sexual brute.