A Good Day for Seppuku

A Good Day for Seppuku
Short Stories


Kate Braverman


Kate Braverman (1950–2019) was the author of numerous books including the memoir Frantic Transmissions to and from Los Angeles, the novel Lithium for Medea, the story collection A Good Day for Seppuku, published by City Lights, and more. She was the recipient of the Economist Prize, an Isherwood Fellowship, and the O'Henry Award. Her classic short fiction has appeared in New American Short Stories (edited by Ben Marcus), The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories (edited by Tobias Wolff), McSweeney's, Best American, Carver, The Paris Review, and other esteemed anthologies and award-winning collections.