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T.E. Stazyk

Thomas Stazyk grew up in the US, and has lived and worked in the United States, Japan and New Zealand.  He has travelled in every continent except Antarctica.  His grandparents were Polish immigrants to the US in the early 20th century, and his wife is a Persian Zoroastrian.  He has an MA in English from the University of Auckland and is currently pursuing post-graduate work in Asian and European literatures.
Featured Artist Fiona Holding

crossed cultures - special issue

The cranes are confined to their nests;

The full moon howls silently above the rustle of the frozen bamboo.

With a lash of the tail of the Dragon of the Eastern Sea

A rainbow explodes.

I switch off my iPod.

‘American Idol’ is on.