Not-so-pretty haiku

“Lots of people think of cherry blossoms when they think of haiku,” Isabella Mori says in a recent post. “I do, too, of course — but so much so that I’ve lost my taste for pretty cherry blossom haiku.” FULL STORY

Unleashing tragedy and mayhem

November 06th, 2020

In her debut novel, Monster Child (Wolsak & Wynn $20), Rahela Nayebzadah introduces three children of Afghan immigrants trying to find their way in an often uncaring society. A sexual assault causes tragedy and mayhem for the family. Nayebzadah’s first title Jeegareh Ma was an autobiographical novel based on her family’s migration to Canada from Afghanistan. 978-1-989496-30-5

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