Read a poem by Jennifer Clement, poet and former president of PEN Mexico.READ MORE
I was born a few days before the end of 1970, but as it is for every Iranian of my generation, my story truly begins with the revolution. The events of 1979 transformed our world in ways that we are still struggling to understand.READ MORE
Robert Darnton’s new book examines the effect state censorship had on literature in Communist East Germany, antebellum France, and 18th century colonial India.READ MORE
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
Three poems by Honduran writer Lety Elvir, ICORN writer-in-residence of the Amsterdam City of Refuge in the Netherlands, from her collection “Woman Between Dog and Wolf.”Read more...