Literary Voices

  • Jean Kwok and the Girl in Translation

    Jean Kwok, author of Girl in Translation, will be reading for City of Asylum/Pittsburgh in May 2011 on her whirlwind international book tour. Her debut novel is a coming-of-age story about Kimberly Chang, a Chinese immigrant […]


  • Homing Pigeons

    “Homing Pigeons” is the first published work by South African writer Maxine Case. It first appeared in the 2005 anthology African Compass: New Writing from Southern Africa edited by J.M. Coetzee.


  • Shagging Albert Einstein

    I’ve been reading a biography of Einstein slipping into bed each night with Albert falling into his never-ending bending arms of light spooning with my sexy husband but lusting for the meaty mind of a disheveled […]