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The Writer’s Block: A Q&A with Achy Obejas and Aurora Arias

A conversation between Cuban-American writer and translator Achy Obejas and Dominican author Aurora Arias.

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Writers Aurora Arias and Achy Objeas.

The Writer’s Block Transcripts: A Q&A with Aurora Arias and Achy Obejas

A conversation between Cuban-American writer and translator Achy Obejas and Dominican author Aurora Arias on identity and how it manifests in their lives and their writing.

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While their parents go to work in the cities, children in rural China are left behind and inherit generational poverty. Image via: Wikimedia Commons.

Elegy of a Chinese Peasant Woman

How a tragedy in rural China stirred up a discussion about the bitter living conditions of impoverished women in the countryside.

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Cartoon: In the Autumn of Global Fascism

Fear, intimidation, and censorship are traits of authoritarian regimes.

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Osama Alomar is the author of Full Blooded Arabian, published by New Directions. Image via City of Asylum.

Writers on the 2016 US Election: Osama Alomar

“The Earth–this atom lost in the universe–is much too small to hold all this hate and racism.” – Osama Alomar

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An Excerpt from Buhaar by Nawzat Shamdin
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While their parents go to work in the cities, children in rural China are left behind and inherit generational poverty. Image via: Wikimedia Commons.
Elegy of a Chinese Peasant Woman
by  / December 1, 2016
How a tragedy in rural China stirred up a discussion about the bitter living conditions of impoverished women in the countryside. Read more...
Writers Aurora Arias and Achy Objeas.
The Writer’s Block Transcripts: A Q&A with Aurora Arias and Achy Obejas
by  / December 5, 2016
A conversation between Cuban-American writer and translator Achy Obejas and Dominican author Aurora Arias on identity and how it manifests in their lives and their writing. Read more...

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