Monthly Archive: September, 2017

Rene Denfeld: On humanizing trauma

Rene Denfeld won critical acclaim for her first novel, The Enchanted, inspired by her experience as an investigator on death penalty cases. Her second novel, The Child Finder,┬áis the story of missing children:… Continue reading

Vanessa Grubbs: Racial Disparities in Kidney Transplants

Dr. Vanessa Grubbs is one of the rare few black doctors in nephrology (specializing in the kidney) and that’s just the beginning. She recently published a book looking at racial disparities in kidney… Continue reading

Jonny Sun Explores Human Nature

Jonathan Sun is a doctoral student in Urban Studies at MIT – but he’s better known as @jonnysun, the alien character twitter phenomenon with nearly 500,000 followers. Jonny Sun’s profile self-describes as “aliebn… Continue reading

Moazzam Sheikh: Representing Literary South Asian America

The Chicago Quarterly Review is a literary anthology that invites aspiring and established writers to submit fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Any writer can tell you the challenges of getting published and the topic… Continue reading