Feature Friday: The Faerie Devouring by Catherine Lalonde, Translated by Oana Avasilichioaei

In this week’s edition of Feature Friday, we are excited to bring you an excerpt from the newly released The Faerie Devouring, a modern-day fable and feminist bildungsroman by Quebecois author Catherine Lalonde and reimagined by the award-winning poet and translator Oana Avasilichioaei. The Faerie Devouring tells the story of the sprite, her absent mother (who

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A Nomadic Consciousness: In Conversation with D. Nandi Odhiambo

Nandi Odhiambo’s new book, Smells Like Stars, draws attention to what is hidden in plain sight, what cruelties life presents, and what struggles we face in our search for meaning. Journalist Kerstin Ostheim and freelance photographer P.J. Banner have been together six months after meeting on a dating website. As their wedding fast approaches, they question their

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Feature Friday: Smells Like Stars by D. Nandi Odhiambo

In this week’s edition of Feature Friday, we are very pleased to bring you an excerpt from D. Nandi Odhiambo’s upcoming book, Smells Like Stars. Journalist Kerstin Ostheim and freelance photographer P.J. Banner have been together six months after meeting on a dating website. As their wedding fast approaches, they question their compatibility while investigating mysterious horse killings

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Feature Friday: Sludge Utopia by Catherine Fatima

For this week’s edition of Feature Friday, we are pleased to bring you an excerpt from Catherine Fatima’s debut novel, Sludge Utopia, an auto-fictional novel about sex, depression, family, shaky ethics, ideal forms of life, girlhood, and coaching oneself into adulthood under capitalism. From an intellectual relationship with a professor, a casual sexual relationship, to

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Making the Self: In Conversation with Catherine Fatima

Catherine Fatima’s debut novel, Sludge Utopia, is an auto-fictional novel about sex, depression, family, shaky ethics, ideal forms of life, girlhood, and coaching oneself into adulthood under capitalism. Using her compulsive reading as a lens through which to bring coherence to her life, twenty-five-year-old Catherine engages in a series of sexual relationships, thinking that desire

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Feature Friday: Document 1 by François Blais, translated by JC Sutcliffe

Document 1 by François Blais, Translated by JC Sutcliffe

For this week’s edition of Feature Friday, we’re thrilled to bring you an excerpt from Document 1 by Québécois author (and underground superhero of French writing) François Blais,  translated into English by JC Sutcliffe. The latest title in our award-winning Literature in Translation Series, Document 1 is a tragicomic tale of two dreamers and their quest

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