Laura van den Berg
Laura van den Berg is the author of the recent collection of stories, I Hold a Wolf by the Ears, and of two previous collections, The Isle of Youth and What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us, and of the novels Find Me and The Third Hotel. Her stories have appeared in The Paris Review, BOMB, Virginia Quarterly Review, McSweeney's, Conjunctions, Freeman's, American Short Fiction, Ploughshares. Her criticism and essays have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, O, The Oprah Magazine, BOMB, and Vogue.com.
The Chronicler of Obsession: Jaime Clarke’s Minor CharactersBy Laura van den Berg
The collection you hold in your hands, Minor Characters, will expand upon this overall picture. Now many of the characters in Charlies orbit will get their turn to stand in the center of the stage, will get their 15 minutes.