In this collection the social scale is high and expensive: in London one of the couples stays at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, and Potomac Run, a variation on the Homestead in Virginia, can be patronized only by the well-heeled.
Why I Chose It: Michigan Quarterly Review Fiction Reader Elinam Agbo introduces Hossein Mortezaeian Abkenar’s story “Second Slice of Darkness,” from our Spring 2019 Issue: Iran. So often, we want stories to immediately declare their secrets. We are as impatient in reading as we are
Why I Chose It: Michigan Quarterly Review Fiction Reader Elinam Agbo introduces Dena Afrasiabi’s story “Ayatollahland,” from our Spring 2019 Issue: Iran. Welcome to Ayatollahland, an Iran-inspired theme park in Houston, Texas, or as Dena Afrasiabi’s narrator puts it: “a place for the wistful, disconnected
In her debut novel, The Wild Birds (Rare Bird Books, 2018), author Emily Strelow interrogates what it means to be “wild” by layering the word’s many meanings onto palpable, empathic, and deeply-flawed characters, all who live among the diverse and wondrous environs of the American West.
Today we visit the Archives to share an excerpt of a story by Luisa Mercedes Levinson, which first appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, Fall 2001. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Luisa Mercedes Levinson (1914-1988) published in 1955 a collaborative book with Jorge Luis Borges, La hermana de Eloísa [Eloisa’s Sister]