Frank Kensaku Saragosa’s ‘Life. In Pieces’ won a PEN America literary award SAN DIEGO — Frank Kensaku Saragosa felt a bit uneasy as he walked past the tents that lined the sidewalk along downtown San Diego’s East Village. “I used to stay over there,” he said, pointing to an embankment off Commercial Street near Interstate 5….
STEPHANIE LAND HAD ALL BUT GIVEN UP on becoming a writer in 2015. She was like many of the subjects who appear in articles about the poor—a single, thirtyish mother of two little girls from Missoula who worked long hours as a cleaner and collected food stamps. To pay for pizza dinners, she bounced checks….