Michael Hawley

Michael Hawley’s short stories have been or will soon be published in Alaska Quarterly Review, Boston Review, Cimarron Review, Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, The New Yorker, Post Road Magazine, Saint Ann’s Review and elsewhere. He lives in New York City. (Web page: www.michaelhawleyfiction.com)

Introduction to Galla Placidia, Book One: The Sacred Mirror by Michael Hawley

Europe in the Fourth and Fifth Centuries CE was a place of deep and dramatic social change. The Roman emperors, already faced with porous borders, desperate neighbors, fiscal crises, an aging infrastructure and a government dependent on its military stars, had upended a millennium of Hellenic tradition by first embracing […]

Gadara by Michael Hawley

       On a stone bunk at the rear of the cave lies the massive, ailing sow. The lamps in the chamber barely lift her from the darkness. Sprawled on her side, she is dressed in a scarlet mantle and an indigo bonnet with a trim of seed pearls. From beneath […]