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Bryon MacWilliams is a journalist, essayist, poet and translator. His writings have appeared in publications big and small, including: The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Nature, The Literary Review, and B O D Y. His book, The Girl in a Haystack, a true-life Holocaust story from Ukraine, is forthcoming in the fall of 2018 from Serving House Books. He is seeking a publisher for his translation of the memoirs of Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky. His memoir With Light Steam: A Personal Journey through the Russian Baths was published by Northern Illinois University Press.


The Jesus and Mary Chain, “Fall,” Darklands, 1987.