I'm a writer living in Austin, TX by way of Chicago, Japan, and Santa Cruz. My work's appeared in The Chicago Tribune, Crazyhorse, Southern Review, Kenyon Review, and other places. Look for my debut story collection, Three Scenarios in Which Hana Sasaki Grows a Tail, in October 2013. Visit me at kellyluce.com
Join us for a reading and author event for Three Scenarios in Which Hana Sasaki Grows a Tail with Kelly Luce on Dec. 12 at 6:30pm.
It is a debut collection of stories from Kelly Luce. Hana Sasaki will introduce you to many things—among them, an oracular toaster, a woman who grows a tail, and an extraordinary sex-change operation. Set in Japan, these stories tip into the fantastical, plumb the power of memory, and measure the human capacity to love
Kelly Luce grew up in Brookfield, Illinois. After graduating from Northwestern University with a degree in cognitive science, she moved to Japan, where she lived and worked for three years.
They called her La Baudilia, because she was the exact female version of her brother, that famous Baudilio Cartablanca, who later ended a long career as a Venezuelan revolutionary, dying a renegade. She had the same sharp nose, the same bulging eyes, and the same measured and gentle way of…
Bryan Bergis a professional “cardstacker” who builds houses of cards on a very large scale. Born March 21, 1974, Bryan Berg was trained as an architect and is the only known person to make a living building structures with freestanding playing cards. He uses no tape, glue, or tricks, and his method has been tested to support 660 lbs. per square foot.