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S. Kirk Walsh

S. Kirk Walsh has taught creative writing at New York University, St. Edward’s University, and Media Bistro. Her nonfiction and fiction have appeared in Guernica, the New York Times Book Review, the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere. She is the cofounder of Austin Bat Cave, a writing and tutoring center for kids.


The Story of My Teeth.  By Valeria Luiselli.  Translated by Christina MacSweeney. Coffee House, 2015. 184p. PB, $16.95.

The Art of the Steal

Fall 2015 | Criticism

As we discussed some of his favorite authors—from Heinrich von Kleist and Virginia Woolf to Jack Kerouac and Jayne Anne Phillips—Doctorow asked: “What can you steal from these writers?”