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RALPH J. MAcCARTHY
The tips of the snapdragons in the glass vase on the table elongate and telescope, ever-smaller buds multiplying as the flowerstalks twist, spiraling and pressing outward in every direction, flattening against the windows and …Continue Reading →
BY KELLY LUCE
That night at the cheap sushi place in Osaka, Yumiko was complaining about her boyfriend with impressive fluency. As her English teacher, I had noticed that she spoke best when upset—it took her mind off making mistakes.Continue Reading →
BY RUSSELL WORKING
…They met one afternoon in February twenty-three days after she left North Korea. An ethnic Korean marriage broker named Bong-il drove her to her new home near Yanji… “If you run away, we will find you, understand? He is paying good money for you, and we are men of our word….Continue Reading →