Q&A with Masha Rumer: Parenting with an Accent (forthcoming from Beacon Press)

Today on Punctured Lines, we have a Q&A with Masha Rumer, author of Parenting with an Accent: An Immigrant’s Guide to Multicultural Parenting, whose arrival we previously announced here and are very excited about. Masha answered our questions by email. Punctured Lines: Describe, briefly, your process in writing this book. Masha Rumer: My decision to write … Continue reading Q&A with Masha Rumer: Parenting with an Accent (forthcoming from Beacon Press)

Forthcoming Book Announcement: Masha Rumer, Parenting with an Accent: An Immigrant’s Guide to Multicultural Parenting

From Masha Rumer comes the following announcement: “Very excited to share that my nonfiction book, Parenting with an Accent, will be published by Beacon Press and distributed by Penguin Random House. There’s no better time for this book, which will explore the everyday stories and challenges of immigrant families as they raise kids in their … Continue reading Forthcoming Book Announcement: Masha Rumer, Parenting with an Accent: An Immigrant’s Guide to Multicultural Parenting

Q&A with Lara Vapnyar: Divide Me by Zero (Tin House Books, 2019)

Punctured Lines is thrilled to present a Q&A with Lara Vapnyar, Russian-American writer and author of six works, including her latest novel, Divide Me by Zero. This is also personally meaningful, as I have been reading and writing on Russian-American fiction, very much including her work, for several years. Many thanks to Masha Rumer, whose … Continue reading Q&A with Lara Vapnyar: Divide Me by Zero (Tin House Books, 2019)

Looking Back on Our First Event: Participatory Reading in Post-Soviet Literatures, in Pictures

On November 25th, Punctured Lines hosted our first literary event in San Francisco. Thanks to a conference that brought to San Francisco scholars, translators, and writers in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, we were able to gather a star list of participants. A few of the readers have appeared in Punctured Lines, and we … Continue reading Looking Back on Our First Event: Participatory Reading in Post-Soviet Literatures, in Pictures

Event Announcement: Participatory Reading for Projects in Post-Soviet Literature

When: Monday, November 25, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 9 PMWhere: Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St, San Francisco, California 94110 This reading gathers together translators, writers, and scholars whose writing is connected, in various ways, with the literatures of the former Soviet Union. We’re grateful to the Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian … Continue reading Event Announcement: Participatory Reading for Projects in Post-Soviet Literature