A story from Vanessa Hua for the LARB Lit section.
Vanessa Hua interviews Dawn MacKeen.
Vanessa Hua talks to Ava Chin about food, foraging, and memoir.
“A kaleidoscopic view of California, with stories, essays, and poems by new and established poets and writers.”
Xiao's powerful memoir of his years at a forced labor camp is written in unflinching, unadorned prose that ably conveys the horrors he witnessed.
Finance and economics clearly play an important role in contemporary history, but for some reason there’s very little “literary” fiction about them.