Anita Felicelli

Anita Felicelli has contributed essays and reviews to the New York Times (Modern Love), San Francisco Chronicle, and Salon. Her short stories have been published in The Normal School, Joyland, Kweli Journal, Eckleburg, Strangelet Journal, and Stockholm Review, and have thrice been finalists in the Glimmer Train awards. She is the author of Sparks Off You, a finalist in the 2012 ForeWord Book of the Year Awards, as well as the poetry collection Letters to an Albatross (BlazeVOX). She holds a BA in Rhetoric, English, and Interdisciplinary Studies (art) from UC Berkeley and a JD from UC Berkeley School of Law. She is a former litigator and is working on a novel.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

A Sense of a Real Home

"The Year of the Runaways" and "The Association of Small Bombs" both address political violence in North India and lives of Punjabis abroad....


The Memories of Elephants

Violence plays an essential, defining role in novelist Tania James’s stunning second novel, The Tusk That Did the Damage. The novel shines a necessary light on the challenges faced when living alongside the wild....


“The Lowland” by Jhumpa Lahiri: Two Reviews
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