Cartoon: Marine Le Pen

French National Front leader Marine Le Pen says, “I’m not a racist, I eat couscous.”

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Some Notes on Translation

“By adding to, subtracting from, and reinterpreting the original, the translator implies that he knows better than the original text knows, that in effect his mind is superior to its mind.” -Clayton Eshleman

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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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The Writer’s Block: A Q&A with Israel Centeno

An interview with Israel Centeno, one of the most important Venezuelan literary figures of the past fifty years and writer-in-residence of City of Asylum.

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“I Read Asli Erdogan”: A Campaign in Support of Imprisoned ICORN Writer

Turkish writer Aslı Erdogan was taken into custody on August 17, 2016 and has been imprisoned at Bakirkoy Closed Prison For Women since August 19.

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SW Daily

  • Asli Erdogan Detained in Turkey

    Former ICORN writer-in-residence in Krakow City of Refuge, Asli Erdoğan, was detained in Turkey on Wednesday after acting as columnist and stand-in-editor to the Turkish newspaper, Özgür Gündem.

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