June 2018 – Leaf~Land Journal

Archive Monthly Archives: June 2018

Untouched Grail

None of us did anything except watch a teenage girl choke out a middle-aged copywriter with thin wire frames and a red-checkered shirt that could have doubled as a picnic blanket.

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Excerpt from Tiger Pelt

Tiger Pelt is set in occupied Korea during World War II. This excerpt observes a poor farm boy, Kim Young Nam, as he watches over his fragile younger brother, nicknamed “Owlet”. Their family of subsistence farmers has been rendered destitute in support of the Japanese war effort, and the boys’ two older brothers have been conscripted to labor camps.

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