In your most recent letter to the old country, you told your parents that you had enrolled at The University and were majoring in Astrophysics. You did not tell them that the closest you ever came to enrolling was flipping through an outdated course catalog on the toilet. But you had to lie, because even… [Read More]
Mikael Awake is currently in the MFA program at Syracuse University, where he is working on a novel and a collection of stories. His fiction has appeared in Callaloo, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and Monkeybicycle, and his story, “To Save a Library, or the Thumbs of Earth, or My Own Fold,” was awarded second prize in the 2010 Summer Literary Seminars contest.