Ariell Cacciola is a writer and editor in London. Her writing has appeared in various magazines, journals, and anthologies. She wrote the introduction to The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg, published by The Mantle. She also translates from German to English and is the founding editor of The Wild Hunt magazine. Learn more at ariellcacciola.com.
Published in 1824 in Scotland, James Hogg presents a gothic psychological tale that leaves readers grasping for the truth.
On Ernst Haffner's Jugend auf der Landstrasse Berlin (Youth on the Road to Berlin)
Questioning the culture of information with Tom McCarthy
A pesky vermin in the body of a tiny cartoon cockroach gets both Neyestani and the illustrated version of himself into heaps of trouble.
The German playwright on writing, working with productions, and her new play.
A peak at the dirty secret of the writing community...
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.
Scalawags. Rapscallions. Scoundrels. Meanies. What is the appeal of villainous characters?