Rimas Blekaitis

Rimas Blekaitis

Rimas Blekaitis lives in Washington, D.C., and writes fiction. He is a graduate of the MFA in Creative Writing Program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts.


7 entries by Rimas Blekaitis

Book Review

10:04: A Novel

By Ben Lerner

10:04: A Novel

This story boasts lovely writing, but is it too meta for its own good?

Book Review

Little Failure: A Memoir

Gary Shteyngart

Little Failure: A Memoir

In his memoir, the acclaimed author creates a novelistic and immensely readable account of his early life.

Book Review

Brief Encounters With the Enemy

Said Sayrafiezadeh

Brief Encounters With the Enemy

Set in a decaying Midwestern town, these stories chronicle the modest hopes of workers stuck in dead-end jobs.

Book Review

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

The fate of a young girl ties together various people living through 10 years of war in Chechnya.

Book Review

Schroder

Amity Gaige

Schroder

A father’s desperate act amidst a fierce custody battle reveals his decades-long lie.

Book Review

Claire Vaye Watkins

Battleborn

In fierce and spare language, the stories in this debut collection capture the hunger of the human heart amid the searing landscape of the American Southwest.

Book Review

By Daniel Woodrell

The Outlaw Album: Stories

The novelist’s first short-story collection delivers darkly comic, rich, and complex tales.