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Ali Hosseini

Ali Hosseini’s novels, The Place of Stones (2017) and The Lemon Grove (2012), were published by Northwestern University Press. His short stories have appeared in Story Quarterly, Coffin Factory, Epoch, Guernica, Fiction International, American Letters & Commentary, and other places. He came to the US from Iran to go to college and learned about the United States by working a variety of jobs—farm laborer, construction worker, and security guard—before finishing his degree in information technology but has always retained his love of literature and interest in writing.

May/June 2019

Blue Hills

By Ali Hosseini

Read Editor David H. Lynn’s essay “Why We Chose It” here. Roy Montgomery liked to introduce himself as RM—Rare Man, he would boast to his friends when he was younger. […]