Rosa Boshier is a writer and Fiction PhD candidate at The University of Houston. Her fiction, essays, and art criticism have appeared in Guernica, Catapult, Artforum, Joyland Magazine, Literary Hub, Hyperallergic, The Rumpus, The Guardian, and The Washington Post, among others.
(Un)certainty and Assumptions of the Archive: On Monica Huerta’s “Magical Habits”
Reading Monica Huerta’s “Magical Habits,” Rosa Boshier wonders how to live a life alongside scholarship....
The Ghosts That Have Always Been Here: Queer Abuse in Carmen Maria Machado’s “In the Dream House”
“In the Dream House” follows Carmen Maria Machado making sense of and shedding her silence around her abuse, creating space for others to do the same....
That Factual Feeling: Voices of “The Good Immigrant”
The pieces in "The Good Immigrant" knit together experiences that, though sometimes at odds with one another, complicate notions of immigrant life....
Nostalgia as Resistive Strategy: Dana Czapnik’s “The Falconer”
Rosa Boshier reviews Dana Czapnik's new coming-of-age novel....
BLARB BLOG POSTS
Addressing Racial Equity through Reading
Writing the Political: Lessons from Best American Short Stories 2018