Carina del Valle Schorske is a writer and translator living between New York City and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Her first book—The Other Island—is forthcoming from Riverhead, and an excerpt published at the Virginia Quarterly Review was recently nominated for a 2020 National Magazine Award. She is a PhD candidate in English & Comparative Literature at Columbia University and Contributing Editor at The Point Magazine. (April 2020)
The latest edition of our brief dispatches by New York Review writers documenting the coronavirus outbreak around the world, including Coco Fusco in Brooklyn, Lucas Adams in Brooklyn, Sara Nović in Philadelphia, Gavin Francis in Edinburgh, Amanda Fortini in Livingston, Jeet Thayil in Bangalore, Stuart Lewis in Brooklyn, Nellie Hermann in Wellfleet, Carina del Valle Schorske in Manhattan, Jonathan Mingle in Lincoln, Reed Lindsay in Havana, Miranda Popkey in Watertown, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro on Fire Island, Dan Chiasson in Wellesley, and more.