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Isabelle Burden

Isabelle Burden is a writer and translator born and raised in New York City. She is a Mississippi Review Prize finalist, and her fiction has appeared in the 2022 issue of that magazine as well as in American Short Fiction and Hanging Loose. She holds an MFA from Columbia University and is fluent in German, a skill she utilizes in her work at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations. Burden is currently crafting her first novel.

Spring 2023

The Snail

By Isabelle Burden

The Kenyon Review · “The Snail” by Isabelle Burden When it rained, our Brooklyn neighborhood smelled like peat moss and wet pavement, and a hundred garden snails would flood the […]