Jonah Kruvant

Jonah earned his MFA in Fiction from Goddard College. He currently lives in New York City, where he is a free lance writer, fiction editor for LIMN Literary & Arts Journal, part-time teacher, part-time real estate developer, and student of the world. Jonah has completed his first novel, a thrilling science fictional narrative, entitled The Last Book Ever Written. His love is writing fiction, though he delves in all genres, including nonfiction and poetry.

Joined since November 3, 2011

The Need for Nervousness

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

 
I never thought I’d do improvisational comedy. It was one of those things in life that I felt I couldn’t do; I closed the door on that one. (more…)

سلام שלום (Salam Shalom)

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

 
سلام שלום (more…)

Without Memory

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Summer Palace in Beijing, China
 
What a moment (more…)

Her Last Day

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

        She places the book on the table.  It’s her only salvation. (more…)

“The Greatest Miracle”

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Jonah Kruvant: Grandma Naomi 95 Birthday
 
My adventure to Costa Rica began when I found a job teaching at the Pan American School, an international bilingual high school outside of San Jose. (more…)

Japan and Costa Rica: An Unlikely Parallel

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

 Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda in Costa Rica
 
With my first time living abroad being in Japan, it is inevitable that I would attempt to make parallels between my experience there and my life here. (more…)

Living the Simple Life

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Jonah Kruvant
 
It was time for a change. My best friends here, Carlos, Monse, and Jacob, had either returned to the US or were about to. (more…)

The Waterfall

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Jonah Kruvant at Montezuma Waterfalls in Costa Rica
 
There are some things you dread. With just the thought of them your entire body convulses, and your mind, for a brief moment, is overcome with fear. (more…)

The Dog Who Looks Both Ways

Sunday, December 18th, 2011


 
There are no street names in Costa Rica. There are no house numbers. There are no mailboxes. Ok…so how do you get around? How do you receive mail? (more…)

Journey into the Jungle: Part 2 – The Coconut

Thursday, November 24th, 2011


 
My roommate, Jacob “the Dude” Westman, coined the term “Costa Rica, the new west” on our trip to Cahuita National Park.  (more…)

Journey into the Jungle: Part 1 – The Sloth

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Photo: Jonah Kruvant (All Rights Reserved)


 

5% of the world’s biodiversity (animal and plant life) is in Costa Rica, more than Europe and the United States combined, all in an area of the size of West Virginia. (more…)

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