• IraNeda: Uncut Coverage from Iran

    Sponsored by Reporters without Borders, IraNeda is a participative, independent satellite TV station launched by fifteen leading members of the Iranian diaspora, including several journalists, to combat news censorship in Iran.

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  • Q&A with Cambodian Writer Alice Pung

    Here Alice Pung talks to Khet Mar about what kind of a writer she would be if she lived in Cambodia, her challenges as a Cambodian writer born in a different country, and Writers in Motion, a regional tour she’s currently on with other 8 writers exploring the Mid-Atlantic and South.

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  • Khet Mar on the Road

    Khet Mar, a City of Asylum Pittsburgh writer-in-residence, is on the road with Writers in Motion, a two week study tour of the Mid-Atlantic and the American South, sponsored by the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program.

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  • Sampsonia Way in Brussels

    Last week, Brussels, Belgium was an epicenter of international literature and a meeting point for literary freedom of speech. Sampsonia Way’s managing editor, Silvia Duarte, traveled there and met some writers, organizers and representatives from all the organizations in attendance.

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  • Passa Porta Festival On the Move

    In this interview, Paul Buekenhout, Passa Porta project coordinator, talks about this great, sui generis project. Passa Porta is Brussels’ international house of literature: a meeting place for readers and writers, a space where the link between Dutch, French, and foreign-language literature is reinforced.

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  • Yukiko Konosu Tweets about Japan Earthquake
    Inside Japan: Writers to follow on Twitter

    Yukiko Konosu has been updating SW on the situation in Japan through Twitter. Konosu is a literary critic and translator of more than sixty books, which include J.M.Coetzee’s Disgrace and Margaret Atwood’s The Blind Assassin. She translated Maxine Case’s Homing Pigeons to Japanese and share it with our magazine. She lives in Tokyo.

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