Anita Felicelli is a fiction writer, poet, essayist, critic and attorney. Follow her on Twitter @anitafelicelli.
Monday, June 16 2014
Too often fan service, not inspiration, becomes the end goal of creative work.
Thursday, May 22 2014
What happens when magical thinking really consumes a person or even a society?
Sunday, July 13 2014
Tiphanie Yanique's debut novel is both a family saga and an unusual love story. It seems likely to become a classic of Caribbean American literature.
Thursday, July 10 2014
Nothing goes unnoticed in Yelena Akhtiorskaya's satire of an immigrant family, and nothing is sacred.
Thursday, March 20 2014
Elizabeth Lunbeck's The Americanization of Narcissism describes how this misunderstood concept has been inextricably woven into the fabric of American culture for decades.
Monday, March 3 2014
Timothy Schaffert draws upon L. Frank Baum's Oz mythology for his gorgeous fifth novel, The Swan Gondola.
Thursday, February 6 2014
Jane's is the tourist's world of "towering eucalyptus smelling of mint" and an evening sun "cracked in a marble sky". Esther's is a world is full of violence and the fear of dying at any minute.