Joseph Edwin Haeger

Book Review: The Lonesome Bodybuilder by Yukiko Motoya

(Author photograph by Rana Shimada)
Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews The Lonesome Bodybuilder by Yukiko Motoya; translated by Asa Yoneda. (Soft Skull Press)   The stories in The Lonesome Bodybuilder range from slightly bizarre to all-out bananas. While I love reading surrealistic stories, it’s hard to ... Read the full article
Joseph Edwin Haeger

Joseph Edwin Haeger is the author of Learn to Swim (University of Hell Press, 2015). His writing has appeared in The Pacific NW Inlander, RiverLit, Hippocampus Magazine, and others. He lives in Spokane, Washington with his wife and son.

Risen Apes: Last Licks

S.M. Park’s continuing column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Last Licks,” Park shares his path to quitting alcohol, it wasn’t an easy one.

Dear Grandson: And Then Your Dad Arrived

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about returning to work life after his tour in Vietnam, having a son, and deciding to reenlist in the Navy.