Julian Anderson grew up in North Carolina, but has grown attached to the Midwest, where she has raised three children while teaching and writing fiction. Her first novel, Empire Under Glass, won an AWP award. She has published numerous short stories, one of which, appearing in The Kenyon Review, received a Pushcart. The recipient of a recent grant from the Ohio Arts Council, she is currently at work on a novel set on the Ohio River.
“With intelligent probing, sinuous prose, and considerable charm, this Bildungsroman charts his journey, an interior trip to the core of being a compassionate human in the twenty-first century”: Julian Anderson on Johannes Lichtman’s debut novel.
“What color is a heartbeat? What does a word taste like? What is the fragrance of happiness?” Julian Anderson reviews Andreas Izquierdo’s recent novel, The Happiness Bureau, translated from the German by Rachel Hildebrandt.
“Most salient, however, is the way in which Veá inhabits his characters to evince what is clearly a deeply felt responsibility toward the victims of wrongful death”: Julian Anderson on Alfredo Veá’s new novel, The Mexican Flyboy.