February 9, 2017
Part 1 Morning show hostess is wearing matte red lipstick The color is Russian Red (by Mac). She says: “There are 65 million refugees...
Opinion
June 14, 2016
Nothing in the cry of cicadas suggests they are about to die -Matsuo Bashō After years of self-imposed isolation, literally having never...
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...
Literature
November 12, 2014
Was I ever young enough to want to go out on New Year’s Eve? Or even to want to just stay up until midnight so that the new year wouldn’t...
Literature
September 18, 2014
The resting place of the dead is respected here. Straight lines, manicured grass, clean concrete and untouched graves. Everything has its...
Conversations
May 23, 2013
I met Gëzim Hajdari on a cold day in January 2013, in Frosinone, a medium-sized province in Ciociaria about eighty kilometers south of Rome...
Conversations
August 23, 2012
I first met exiled Iranian cartoonist Mana Neyestani at Etonnants Voyageurs , an annual literary festival of grand scale set in St. Malo on...
Literature
August 14, 2012
Translators' Introduction Transit is a succession of monologues by each of the characters: Bashir, a very young veteran of Djibouti’s civil...
Literature
February 6, 2012
The short story Night Flow was published in Perfect magazine in 2008 in Burma and some of the sections were censored. Written during the...