Feedback : Once again, what are we to make of the term “whore-wolf,” a construction in English that doesn’t at all fit the mother’s tongue. Could she possibly say that, this thing that has a reference to were-wolf. I don’t think so. This is asking too much of the reader – asking him to celebrate the rural sub-continental setting, and yet be lenient with such lapses into Western lingo that has no place here.

There seems to be a conflict here between writing a good story in some innovative English AND just writing a good story. The first side wins, mostly.

The only success the author had was with the Guvmint.
Title: Edge of the Village by Jawahara Saidullah
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Date : 16/05/2013

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Shanti Perez
Shanti Perez received her M.F.A. and Post-Masters Certificate in the Teaching of Writing from Eastern Washington University. She is currently fiction editor at Open Road Review and was an assistant editor for Willow Springs. Her work has been published in PANK Magazine, Denver Syntax and RiverLit Magazine, to name a few. She is twice champion of The Pacific Northwest Inlander’s 101-Word Flash Fiction Contest.