Let’s pretend I’m the German and you’re the Jew. I don’t want to be the German—to admit to being the villain!—but I’m writing this story, so I’m the responsible party. The one digging around in the bottom muck of the soul. I understand you don’t want to be the Jew. Obviously! Who would want to… [Read More]
Abigail DeWitt is the author of the novels, Lili (W.W. Norton 2002) and Dogs (Lorimer 2010), and a just-finished collection of stories, The Sex Appeal of the French. Her short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Five Points, Witness, The Alaska Quarterly Review, The Carolina Quarterly, and elsewhere. She has been cited in Best American Short Stories, nominated for a Pushcart, and has received grants and fellowships from the North Carolina Arts Council, the Tyrone Guthrie Center, the McColl Center for the Arts, and the Michener Society.