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,...
Poetry
April 28, 2015
Time has come. Today, we mourn our loss as we celebrate his life and honor his legacy. With deep sadness, we say farewell to Tesfamariam...
column
April 9, 2015
Algiers On this morning cracked with disappointments when blue has left the sea to invade the hill in a uniformed chain tightening on the...
Literature
March 23, 2015
There are fields beyond. The world there obeys / The living Word; names, numbers do for this. / The grave’s cross, the grave’s grass, the...
Art
March 17, 2015
Cambodia—synonymous with paradoxical ideas: ‘Pearl of the East,’ ‘war,’ ‘Kingdom of Wonder,’ ‘genocide,’ and ‘Land of Smiles’—where deep...