“I would like to say to those who think of my pictures as serene, whether on friendship or mere observation, that I have imprisoned the most utter violence in every inch of their surface.” —Mark Rothko “I would readily pay with my life For a safe place with constant warmth Were it not that life's flying needle Leads me on through the world like a thread.” —Arseniy … [Read more...]
About George Saitoh
George Saitoh's fiction, essays, poetry, and drama have appeared in Clarion, Aeqai, Kyoto Journal, , Word Riot, Santa Ana River Review, Janus Head, Gravel, and Literary Orphans. His plays have been performed in Tokyo and Dublin. His debut novel All The Dead Animals was published in 2018. He holds a doctorate from the University of York and currently teaches at Waseda University, Tokyo. He was born in Dublin and regularly spends time in Boston. Find him at georgesaitoh.com and on Twitter @george_saitoh.