Mirka Szychowiak in B O D Y

“Kitchen full of black aunties sighed, outraged with Grandma’s lack of respect for the written word and the bloody stamp in the corner of the page. Nobody questioned the war death. She was the only one who put her foot down.”

From the short story “Tola” by poet and short story writer Mirka Szychowiak, translated from the Polish by Anna Hyde in 2016’s first Saturday European Fiction.

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