The Village Indian tells author Abbas Khider’s own story of exile. With elements of both tragedy and comedy, the following excerpt – Chapter 6: The Miracles – details the many “miracles” that allow Khider’s fictional protagonist, Rasul Hamid, to flee from Iraq to Germany.READ MORE
Two poems from Bones Will Crow, the first anthology of contemporary Burmese poetry translated into English: “Achilles’ Heel” by Khin Aung Aye and “The Sniper” by Pandora. Both poems are translated by the poet Ko Ko Thett.READ MORE
Writer, photographer, and editor, Ahmel Echevarría Peré is the author of the novels Pastel Para Pitbulls, La Noria, and Búfalos Camino al Matadero. His short stories have appeared in numerous anthologies. He is a regular contributor to independent Cuban affairs online magazines.READ MORE
Lizabel Mónica is a writer whose experimental concepts alternate with narrative texts of high precision and transparency, where a certain pervert urge of her characters is always the result of corporal repression in human behavior. She is a writer of fiction, editor and art critic.READ MORE
Writer, digital editor, painter, and graphic designer, Carranza Lau is the author of Faithless, a collection of short stories, and her stories have appeared in several anthologies. She is staff member of the opinion, literary and news website Diario de Cuba.READ MORE
For more than two decades, Samarasinghe fought for justice, freedom, and accountability in Sri Lanka. Produced in the wake of catastrophic loss, her poems unflinchingly merge the personal with the political, evoking the emotional heft of both “a cry and a song.”Read more...
Presenting three poems from Diaries of Exile by Greek poet Yannis Ritsos, whose works were burned and banned several times between 1936 and 1970. Now, the latest version of his work is short-listed for the 2014 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation.Read more...