March 25, 2019

On A TALE OF FOUR DERVISHES by Mir Amman

By Amit Majmudar

Amman, Mir. A Tale of Four Dervishes. Translated from the Urdu with an Introduction by Mohammed Zakir. Penguin Classics (India), 1994. 158 pages.   Continuing my exploration of Penguin India’s […]

January 29, 2018

An Interview with Rachel Lyon

By Caroline Hagood

In Self-Portrait With Boy, Rachel Lyon has written a powerful debut novel. Self-Portrait examines the aftermath of the moment Lu Rile takes a photograph that inadvertently captures a boy’s fatal […]

January 17, 2018

An Interview with Naima Coster

By Caroline Hagood

Naima Coster’s debut novel, Halsey Street, examines critical issues such as gender, gentrification, anger, and art making. Recently Coster wrote a thoughtful, important essay on the significance of having a […]