Foreword Reviews

King of the Gypsies


2015 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, Short Stories (Adult Fiction)

Set against a wild and haunting landscape, the short fiction in this collection spotlight the struggles of everyday individuals to overcome the ghosts they have inherited from Romania's communist past. Lorraine López, who chose the book for the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize, writes, ''Myka's characters release uncountable fibers, connecting them to one another in the linked narratives, binding them to the harshly beguiling Romania they inhabit and that inhabits them.''