Stories from ‘Mara, Marietta’

Sprague’s ‘very long love letter’ to Marietta is made up of multiple stories, varying in length from the 10,000-word story of Jagrati (the Prologue) to stories of less than 500 words. Each month a new story from the novel will be posted here.


July 2017: Maraschino Cherry

Kelly Jane | Photo by Julien Chazeaubénit © Richard Jonathan

William Forsythe, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated | Photo © F. Christofilopoulou

Manhattan garnished with maraschino cherry

Yohji Yamamoto, Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear