I am a global citizen formed in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, to parents from Southern Karnataka, in India. I think since I was a teenager I was interested in global themes. Around seventeen, I re-member wanting to tell people I wanted to write a collection of stories for each country in the world, telling a myriad of tales of things happening there.
There are those vast forms that have informed the cultures of entire nations, but because they are cultures that are rarely discussed in the mainstream,
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The seamlessness of borders, and the seamlessness of bodies; these are one in the same in the opening words of No friend But the Mountains.
The 20th century American short story is a gem of a form. Call it formulaic, call it of a certain type, but the best short