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“Sailing” (2006), by Shara Hughes; oil and enamel on canvas, 56 x 47 ¾ inches. Courtesy of the artist and Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York

Issue 107, Winter 2019

Early Recordings





Thomas Pierce

Thomas Pierce is the author of the novel The Afterlives and the story collection Hall of Small Mammals. His stories have appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, and elsewhere. A recipient of the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Award, he lives in Virginia with his wife and daughters.