March 3, 2015
Author's Introduction: I came to Cairo shortly after the 2011 revolution, and have watched it unravelling ever since. Having been a...
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January 30, 2015
The Jaipur Literature Festival boasts the privilege of being the largest free literary festival in the world. Founded in 2006, the festival...
Poetry
January 30, 2015
"A Goose at the Graveyard" and "Half-Human Half-Heifer": Two poems from Mohamed Eno's new volume, Vertical Articulation.
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January 2, 2015
Albanian poet Migjeni's short prose piece heralding the new year in 1937, only one year before his untimely death at the young age of 27...
Poetry
December 19, 2014
Editor's Introduction Najwa Ali’s poem, “If shore, then traffic” seems to apply itself to the reader just at that point where perception...
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July 10, 2014
Slit Lips by Samih al-Qasim I would have liked to tell you The story of a nightingale that died. I would have liked to tell you The story...
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May 29, 2014
Maya Angelou, poet laureate and author of notable works including And Still I Rise and I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings passed away on May...
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May 29, 2014
RIP Maya Angelou (1928-2014) Caged Bird A free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his...
Poetry
May 4, 2014
Editor's Introduction Marcel Proust writes of being in his bedroom and hearing what seems to be a riot in the street outside. Then, his...