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
December 1, 2014
Editor's Introduction Nathaniel Farrell’s book-length poem, Newcomer (Ugly Duckling, 2014), from which these excerpts originate, could be...
Reviews
November 18, 2014
The winner of the 2012 Kundiman Prize, Split is Cathy Linh Che’s debut collection of poetry. Split unflinchingly delves into trauma,...
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...
blog
October 14, 2014
If every country needs a poet, then Kosovo’s was Ali Podrimja. The whole country mourned when, on a midsummer’s day two years ago, the...
Conversations
August 26, 2014
Amit Chaudhuri first came into public light with his collection of short stories, A Strange and Sublime Address which featured a young boy'...
Poetry
August 20, 2014
Foreword by Editor “We understand we can’t repeat what God tells us.” These six “flash reportages” by Nathalie Handal offer us new ways to...
Poetry
August 11, 2014
You know as well as I do that a people under occupation will be unhappy, that parents will fear for the lives of their precious children,...
Opinion
August 3, 2014
I am in a quandary. Why has my translation of a short story originally written in Tigrinya, “The Girl Who Carried a Gun” by Haregu Keleta,...