Kiik A.K.

Kiik A.K. earned a MA from UC Davis where his poetics thesis was titled The Joy of Human Sacrifice and a MFA from UC San Diego where his collection of counter-internment narratives was titled Everyday Colonialism. He also holds degrees from UC Berkeley and Santa Clara University. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Pleiades, The Southeast Review, iO, Washington Square, Spork Press, and Alice Blue Review.



ALL YOUR SWEET BABES Before Gila River, the Araki-Morri family lived just outside Santa Maria on a property near where West Main Street turned from a paved thoroughfare into unending strawberry fields. The intersection of Blosser Road and West Main was called the Corner of Crying Dogs by locals, because owners who would no longer […]