September 17, 2015
Translated from the French by Bhakti Shringarpure. There is a peculiar situation in the Francophone world in which books only travel from...
Poetry
September 7, 2015
Warscapes editors choose poems that reflect on home, exile, journeys, war and humanity in light of the current refugee crisis. Crossings By...
Reportage
August 20, 2015
A Muslim, gay, ‘Coloured’ South African examines how much has really changed in Mandela’s beloved Rainbow Nation. It’s not an easy time to...
Opinion
June 15, 2015
“Dougla” is a slur meaning “bastard” or “mutt.” It has its origins in Bhojpuri, the dialect of Hindi spoken by the majority of Indians who...
Opinion
June 11, 2015
Three months ago, Guyana’s new president, then the candidate of an opposition coalition hoping to unseat the country’s ruling party, was...
Reviews
June 9, 2015
Ondjaki’s book, Granma Nineteen and the Soviet’s Secret is an homage to the author’s childhood memories. However, the author does not use...
Opinion
May 29, 2015
Patrick Meier’s book, Digital Humanitarians: How Big Data is Changing the Face of Humanitarian Response , begins with an impressive seven...
Reviews
May 8, 2015
Recently, the world had the distinct pleasure of being able to see a viral video that has surely changed the face of YouTube for...
blog
May 7, 2015
PEN World Voices festival continues this week, focusing on the broad topic of Africa. On May 6, festival organizers invited writers Teju...