In this flash story that won the Fiction category of Kelp Journal’s Shelter in Place contest for lockdown writing, a man sets out to buy fish, and learns about the intersection of social class, the pandemic, and empathy.
A review of one of British conservationist and hilarious writer Gerald Durrell’s less-known gems.
In this two-part article on the craft of writing, I discuss what strategies pantsers and plotters might try to improve each stage of the writing process.
In this essay published at Already Pretty, I explore the intersection of personal style, sexuality, and how I broke free of binaries.
A critique of one of Dickens’s less-known but most masterful novels.
Some life lessons from an ancient Greek fabulist.
In this review published at Countercurrents, I examine Dawkins’s encylopaedia of the tree of life.
In this article published at Qrius, I explore the continuing relevance of BBC journalist Mark Tully’s book of essays on India.
Image Source: https://www.britannica.com/topic/Bleak-House I’m about halfway through Dickens’s Bleak House. This is a partial review, written as a comparison of Bleak House to Dickens’s body of work. Bleak House (1852) was the ninth of Dickens’s fifteen novels, counting the unfinished Edwin Drood. In several respects, Bleak House is a very Dickensian novel: Littered with characters. […]
A book of short stories by Russia’s first Nobel Laureate.