Shifra Sharlin

Shifra Sharlin has authored essays that have appeared in Raritan, Salmagundi, Hotel Amerika, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and other journals. She teaches “Reading and Writing the Modern Essay” in the department of English at Yale.
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram

Listening to the Provinces

A painter’s letters home
Shifra Sharlin
July 1, 2019