May 9, 2015
PEN World Voices Festival’s most popular event, the "Translation Slam" took place at the historic Nuyorican Poets Café on May 8th and was...
blog
May 5, 2015
Despite the awkward statement of over 200 writers protesting PEN’s decision to award the PEN/Toni and James C. Goodale Freedom of...
Poetry
October 17, 2014
Editor's Introduction The 17th Century Kabbalist, Nathan of Gaza, speculated that before the world came into being, there were, in the...
Literature
October 6, 2014
Houses in small towns have strange nicknames. My parents' house, for instance, is known to the residents of the locality as White House –...
blog
October 6, 2014
One of the unexpected benefits of preparing an anthology is the chance to read through enough mediocre literature to begin to ask yourself...
Literature
October 2, 2014
Preface Frankétienne (1936-) is considered one of the most important figures in twentieth and twenty-first century Haitian literature and...
blog
August 5, 2014
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videos
April 26, 2014
In an address to the inaugural Palestine Festival of Literature (2008) John Berger gives a moving reading of Ghassan Khanafani's "Letter...
videos
May 1, 2015
On 24th April, 2015, we held the second event of the Warscapes Public Lecture Series in collaboration with the Humanities Action Lab of The...