Elizabeth is a graduate of the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She lives and works in Charlottesville, VA. Her previous work has appeared in CRAFT Literary, Anomalous Press, Kansas City Voices, and elsewhere.
“This sounds like a lot. And it is. But van den Berg presents it all with remarkable economy.” Elizabeth Mayer on Laura van den Berg’s “Hill of Hell.” Look for van den Berg’s new collection, I Hold a Wolf by the Ears, from FSG in July.
“Here, in the end, we realize the extent of the narrator’s dark obsession.” In part II of her essay on strange objects in fiction, Elizabeth Mayer offers a close reading of Yoko Ogawa’s “Sewing for the Heart.”