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John Domini

John Domini’s fiction has appeared in the Paris Review and Ploughshares, his nonfiction in GQ and the New York Times, and his poetry in Zone 3 and Meridian. He is a recipient of a literature fellowship from the NEA, and one of his novels, in translation, was runner-up for Italy’s Domenico Rea award. He is the author of a selection of criticism, The Sea-God’s Herb (Dzanc, 2014), as well as a forthcoming collection of short stories.


'War Is Beautiful.' By David Shields. powerHouse, 2015. 112p. HB,  $39.95.

Picturing Books

January 29, 2016 | Criticism

“Picture books,” children call them—but they’re not just for children anymore. 

The End of Days. By Jenny Erpenbeck. New Directions, 2014. 239p. HB, $22.95.

Of Time and Memory

Winter 2015 | Criticism

Fascinating: two gifted women storytellers, feeding on cataclysm. The American Laura Van den Berg, in Find Me, looks to the future, more or less; she imagines a plague that decimates an otherwise familiar United States.