Ariell Cacciola

Ariell Cacciola

Ariell is a writer based in New York City. Her writing has appeared in various magazines, journals, and anthologies. She holds a B.A. in Creative Writing from Florida State University and an M.F.A. in Fiction from Columbia University's School of the Arts. More information can be found at


March 19, 2015

On Ernst Haffner's Jugend auf der Landstrasse Berlin (Youth on the Road to Berlin)

February 17, 2015

Questioning the culture of information with Tom McCarthy

January 27, 2015

A pesky vermin in the body of a tiny cartoon cockroach gets both Neyestani and the illustrated version of himself into heaps of trouble.

January 22, 2015

The German playwright on writing, working with productions, and her new play.

January 20, 2015

A peak at the dirty secret of the writing community...

October 1, 2014

One of Germany's most puzzling (and grisly) crimes remains unsolved almost 100 years after it was committed and is the focus of Andrea Mara Schenkel's most recent book.

September 16, 2014

Scalawags. Rapscallions. Scoundrels. Meanies. What is the appeal of villainous characters?

September 1, 2014

Writer's Notes