Caribbean

King Yellowman

Meeting the Jamaican dancehall legend

This story first appeared in print in Stranger’s Guide Caribbean. Climbing quiet, verdant hills that lead...

Russia

The Year of the Apples

A short story examines a Soviet childhood

I was born in Sebastopol, a town on the Black Sea, famous for its bloody military...

Mexico City

Fictio Legis

In this short story, two strangers begin a conversation on a plane ride to Mexico City.

The Roman jurist Modestinus describes marriage as the lifelong union of a man and a woman—comprising...