May 2, 2014
In With Our Eyes Wide Open: Poems of the New American Century , Eduardo Galeano’s prose poem, “The Nobodies,” calls for recognition: “The...
column
March 30, 2014
Just weeks after the US invaded Iraq in March of 2003, narratives about the conflict began to flood into publishing houses. Although there...
Poetry
March 26, 2014
Tarnac, a preparatory act is the most recent volume in my cycle of works published in France by Editions du Seuil’s series Fiction et Cie...
Reviews
March 12, 2014
Is poetry the answer to war? Of all the systems of communication we have, one of the most effective in considering and talking about the...
Poetry
February 23, 2014
July 5th 2012 marked the 50th anniversary of Algeria’s independence. Albert Camus’s 100th birthday was celebrated a year later, on November...
Art
February 18, 2014
In the year 1900, when the phantoms of the nineteenth century were still controlling the destiny of Honduras, Juan Ramón Molina (1876-1908...
Reviews
February 4, 2014
In his debut collection of poems Topaz , Brian Komei Dempster writes: “I feel war’s incision.” These poems cut open the past line by line,...
Poetry
October 29, 2013
Translator's Preface Euphrase Kezilahabi (b. 1944) is a major Swahili author, a pioneer both in fiction – where his works move from social...
Poetry
September 5, 2013
Editor's Preface For his twelfth birthday, our mother decked my brother’s cake with a squad of Marines. We sang, he blew out the candles,...