Entering the Prism of Family: On Maud Newton’s “Ancestor Trouble”
Lesley Heiser explores Maud Newton’s investigation of ideas of ancestry, genealogy, and her own family in “Ancestor Trouble.”...
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Lesley Heiser's reviews appear in the Baltimore Sun and The Rumpus, her fiction appears in Boulevard and The Nervous Breakdown, and her nonfiction can be found in DIAGRAM, Ms., Puerto del Sol, and Taproot among others. The winner of two Maine Literary Awards, she is assistant editor of creative nonfiction at the Los Angeles Review of Books.