Monthly Archives: May 2016

Revolution

The city rings with the thunder of gunfire. Men guarded with backpacks and steel shields that protect like cardboard lay scattered across the street. They’ve been here for hours, pinned behind trees, building edges, and hastily repurposed detritus. As men … Continue reading

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Book Review: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I had no preconception going into it as it was recommended to me by a lovely woman who encouraged me to read it while her husband shook his head in stark disinterest. That was six months ago. Then I stumbled … Continue reading

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The Novel That Refuses to be Written

I sat down this afternoon with a goal: write. It’s the same goal I’ve always had for every shred of spare time, but lately my spare time as been relegated to extensive bouts of napping and general lamentations of the … Continue reading

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A Brush with Strangers

I’ve never been fond of fog. No line of sight, no way of knowing which noises are normal and which ones might be The End hunting for you. That’s the problem with living all the way up here with clouds. … Continue reading

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