by Darren Huang

A Bestiary – Lily Hoang

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These linked essays most closely resemble sessions of confession painfully eked out through much self-flagellation. The series of ruminations are a geography of particular obsessions.

Good People – Robert Lopez

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These circular stories are never organized into tidy sequences of events. Rather, they collect data around certain catastrophic experiences that remain nebulous and unknowable.

Sometimes I Lie and Sometimes I Don’t – Nadja Spiegel

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There is always the sense that Spiegel’s narrators are learning and relearning the rules of propriety; that they are struggling to negotiate public expectations.

Another Man’s City – Ch’oe In-ho

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In-ho’s great challenge is to dream up the sinless man.