“You have visitors, Mrs. Jaunzems,” the Day Nurse says. She leaves the two women standing in the curtained-off quadrant of the small room. “Who it is?” Mrs. Jaunzems asks. She thinks maybe they look like people she knows. Knew, maybe. “It’s me, Gita,” one of the women says. “Viktor and Mirdza’s girl.” “You joke. You… [Read More]
Mi Ditmar was born and raised in Northern Michigan. In 2011, she received her MFA in Creative Writing from Syracuse University. Her fiction has appeared in Prairie Schooner and Alaska Quarterly Review. A collection of poems by the late Pakistani poet Zeeshan Sahil that she co-translated with Faisal Siddiqui and Christopher Kennedy was published by BOA Editions, Ltd., in 2013 as part of the Lannan Foundation Translation Series.