I asked Lukas to translate Der Spiegel for me so I could read the German murder trials without missing any details. The victims were mostly women, the murderers, men. Sometimes the victims were children, but even then it was usually a female child. Every week, it seemed, another one went missing. Is it that we’re easier to misplace or replace, I asked Lukas, scanning an … [Read more...]
About Kasia van Schaik
Kasia van Schaik is the author of the poetry chapbook Sea Burial Laws According to Country (2018), and her writing has appeared in The Best Canadian Poetry Anthology, Electric Literature, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Rumpus, Prism International, Jacket2, and more.
Kasia received the Quebec Writer's Federation Short Story Prize (2009) and was a finalist for the CBC Short Story Prize (2017). She serves as the fiction editor for carte blanche, the Quebec Writers' Federation's literary journal. Kasia lives in Montreal and can be found on twitter at @kasiajuno or at kasiajuno.weebly.com.