• A scene from Monywa
    Funeral of the Rugged Gold

    Author Ko Ko Thett remembers Rugged Gold, a poetry chapbook series produced by the students of Yangon Institute of Technology, a university which was shut down due to student protests.

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  • Essay: “Left Behind”

    “Left Behind,” by South African author Maxine Case, is a condensed memoir full of the observations, idiosyncrasies, and fears of an immigrant living in New York without a definite future.

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  • In My Orchard

    Originally published in the North American Review, this essay is now part of Masters’ collection “In Rooms of Memory,” (University of Nebraska Press, 2009) My orchard here in Pittsburgh consists of two apple trees, a pear [...]

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