Elizabeth Kadetsky EK author photo

Elizabeth Kadetsky is the author of First There Is a Mountain (Little, Brown), a memoir of year spent in India studying with the yogi BKS Iyengar, and the short story collection¬†The Poison that Purifies You (C&R Press), which was chosen by Vogue.com as one of the best under-the-radar picks of 2014. Her personal essays and short stories have been published in New England Review, Antioch Review, Glimmer Train, the New York Times, and many other venues. She is an assistant professor teaching fiction and nonfiction at Penn State and splits her time between New York City’s East Village and State College, PA. Her work can be found at elizabethkadetsky.com

 

ON THE ISLAND AT THE CENTER OF THE CENTER OF THE WORLD