Brian Evenson, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Joy Williams, Jorge Luis Borges

In Evenson’s stories, it always feels like something is missing, like the characters need to recover what they haven’t realized is gone. His settings are empty landscapes, undescribed except to mention objects that advance or impede narrative progress. At the dawn of Spanish imperialism in the Americas, Cabeza de Vaca also wrote about desolate places.Continue reading “Brian Evenson, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Joy Williams, Jorge Luis Borges”