When a man is murdered in small-town Texas, the town’s Ethiopian diasporic community convenes to decide where to lay his body to rest. The decision makers, dubbed the Elders, must choose whether to bury him in his country of birth—Ethiopia—or …
on A Down Home Meal for These Difficult Times by Meron Hadero
From the Spring 2023 Issue
Sakinah Hofler is a fiction writer, poet, and playwright. Her work has appeared in Kenyon Review Online, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and elsewhere. She has won the Manchester Fiction Prize, the Hurston/Wright Award for College Writers, the Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award, and the Yemassee Poetry Prize. A former chemical engineer for the U.S. Department of Defense, she hails from Newark, New Jersey, and currently lectures in Princeton’s Writing Program.