Translator’s Cut: Issue 8 / Winter 2017

Writing and Publishing the Pacific: An Interview with Susan M. Schultz By K. E. Semmel In this issue of “Translator’s Cut,” we journey to a place we’ve never visited: Hawai’i and the literature of the Pacific. This has always been a fascinating area of the world...

Culture Rant: Issue 8 / Winter 2017

A Reflection on Chinese and Asian American Representation in Sci-Fi and Fantasy By Jennifer Liu A re we neglecting Asian American writers in the U.S. in favor of translated Chinese science fiction? The recent global phenomenon that emerged from the success of Liu...

“The Spider” by Benjamin Hanna

Issue 8 / Winter 2017   A n elderly lady remained secluded on her part of the island and never strayed far from her home that was built into the side of a large sand dune where sea oats met scrub oak at a limestone deposit. Her shelter was canopied with collapsed...

Messy Lives Make for Engaging Art in Debut Novel

Review: Children of the Country by Abigail Shaffer Children of the Country Author: Abigail Shaffer Outpost19, 2016 ISBN: 1937402975 $16.00 For most of us, growing up is challenging. We struggle with our identities, our hopes and dreams. We navigate, with varying...

“Teenage Radio Receivers” by Rose Szabo

Issue 8 / Winter 2017   T he bearded man who stands at the corner of Garvey and Neptune Street is proclaiming the second coming of Big Deals at the mattress store. I find myself suddenly holding a flyer as I stumble past him. He’s wearing a sandwich sign shaped...

An Uprising At Home

Review: The Insurrections by Rion Amilcar Scott   The Insurrections: Stories Author: Rion Amilcar Scott The University Press of Kentucky, 2016 ISBN: 081316818X $24.95 The Insurrections is a collection of thirteen stories dealing with societal constructs and...