Literary Voices

  • Aron_Atabek
    RE-ZONA-NCE: by Kazakh poet Aron Atabek

    Aron Atabek is a prize-winning poet and political writer currently in jail in Kazakhstan. His works are highly critical of Nursultan Nazarbayev, the President of Kazakhstan and his policies. Sampsonia Way is proud to present his poem, RE-ZONA-NCE.

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  • The Polish Boxer by Eduardo Halfon
    Eduardo Halfon: A Speech at Póvoa

    Read an excerpt from The Polish Boxer, Eduardo Halfon’s first novel to be published in English. The novel’s title comes from a story told by the narrator’s grandfather, who says he was saved in Auschwitz by a Polish boxer.

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  • 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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