“I mostly wanted to find out when the Balkan Wars were happening. When they were happening, in 1992 and beyond, news of the war was information. There were too many details to understand. I was 15, I didn’t try.”
Sara Jaffe’s short fiction and criticism have appeared in publications including Fence, BOMB, NOON, Paul Revere’s Horse, matchbook, and The Los Angeles Review of Books. She co-edited The Art of Touring (Yeti, 2009), an anthology of writing and visual art by musicians drawing on her experience as guitarist for post-punk band Erase Errata. Her first novel will be coming out with Tin House in November 2015.