For Hyphen's first fiction web feature, Matthew Salesses gives us seven short shorts from his collection I'm Not Saying, I'm Just Saying. Each offers a glimpse of the fraught gap that often exists in loving someone.
In writing about India, Eleni Gage hasn't
been able to avoid some of the more obvious traps. Her novel falls into the
shopworn travelogue theme in which India is exotic and therefore can school
non-natives in the practice of becoming decent human...
Booker Prize-winning author Aravind Adiga’s second book Last Man in Tower skillfully builds to
the final conflict right underneath your feet brick by brick, until you’re
forced to retreat to the roof teetering on the precipice before he...
Back in November, we announced the winner of the 2011 Asian American Short Story Contest, co-sponsored by Hyphen and The Asian American Writers' Workshop. A runner-up and several honorable mentions were also selected. Stories were judged by Yiyun...
Just a little bit farther.
The rock grated against the dirt, leaving lime and sandstone, rubbing
bits of dust into the private’s hands.
He crawled a few more inches on his belly. He tried not to breathe too...
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