Posts Tagged: Black Balloon

It’s Never That Easy: Talking with Deb Olin Unferth


Deb Olin Unferth discusses Wait Till You See Me Dance and I, Parrot, her work with prisoners, and how she ended up with a pet dog. ...more

Dark Life Begets Dark Tales


The Airship Daily examines the life of Horacio Quiroga.

In his work, Quiroga shows a morbid obsession with death and violence (see: “The Decapitated Chicken”), and a large part of this undoubtedly stems from his own life. The opening salvo came before he had even completed his first year of life: In 1879, his father, an official at the Argentine Consulate, was killed in a hunting accident.