Literary Voices

  • Bones Will Crow: An Anthology of Burmese Poetry

    Burmese poet Khet Mar interviews James Byrne and Ko Ko Thett, editors of the Bones Will Crow. In their conversation, they talked about how the idea for the anthology came to Byrne, the hard work behind assembling it, and the way in which languages, when placed side by side, can change each other.


  • Tyrant Memory by Horacio Castellanos Moya
    Tyrant Memory by Horacio Castellanos Moya

    Sampsonia Way magazine presents fragments from Tyrant Memory selected by author. The tyrant of Castellanos Moya’s ambitious new novel is based on the actual pro-Nazi mystic Maximiliano Hernández Martínez who came to power in El Salvador in 1932.


  • Kenya, Will you Marry Me? by Philo Ikonya

    Excerpt from Kenya, Will You Marry Me? by Philo Ikonya, the exiled Kenyan poet and novelist. She is known for speaking out against injustice and corruption and has written extensively on governance, mass poverty and post-election violence in Kenya.