Introducing Protons and Fleurons

This story collection, Protons and Fleurons: Twenty-Two Elements of Fiction, gestated over a long period of time. “Iron” and “Gold” were the first two stories I drafted, well over a decade ago. At the time I didn’t have any sense that they would be linked by a common theme of an element of the periodic […]

The New Samizdat

What does censored Soviet-era literature have to do with starting a new independent publishing house? Quite a lot, actually.