Cover Photo: photo by Camilla Hoel/flickr
photo by Camilla Hoel/flickr

In Pursuit of Prodigy: The Last Samurai and Me

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Samuel Ashworth's writing has appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, the Brooklyn Rail, Roads and Kingdoms, and Bookslut. He has been a fellow at the TENT Creative Writing Seminars, and is in the MFA program at George Mason University. He lives in Washington, DC, and is working on a novel about the life and death of an American chef, told in the form of an autopsy. Find him on Twitter at @samuelashworth.