Laura Kasischke
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Reviews // 3 Articles

Living the Dream: The Life Before Her Eyes
19 May 2008 // 5:00 PM

Kaisischke's grotesque images of the natural world remind me of Sylvia Plath. She is a master of highlighting the splendor and tragedy working side-by-side in everyday life.


'Mind of Winter' Is a Thrilling Page-Turner with Shimmering Prose and a Heart-Wrenching Ending
15 Jul 2014 // 1:00 AM

Laura Kasischke's tenth novel is a dark fairytale about the sacrifices of motherhood and of secrets so deep, we learn to keep them even from ourselves.

The Truth is Out There in 'The Raising', and Like Mulder and Scully Those Seeking It Will Pay Dearly
27 Apr 2011 // 2:26 AM

One night, college student Craig Clements-Rabbitt got drunk, borrowed a friend’s car, picked up his date, Nicole Werner, then ran the car off the road, killing Nicole. Or did he?

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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