Devastating Earthquake hits Haiti Haiti Lies in Ruins Grim Search for the Untold Dead The poorest country in the western hemisphere they repeat like a curse. Nearly 200,000 may be dead. See it all on High [...]
A travelogue in poems, Peter Blair‘s third collection limns the complexities and contradictions of being an American living abroad. The speaker of these poems is at once immersed in the life of a Thai city, while [...]
Translated by Tomislav Kuzmanovi if you want to see it all it is here filled to the very brim nothing reflects nor continues every thing breaks in its membrane porous are only the joints windows glistening [...]
anaconda. candy. cash. catamaran. cheroot. coolie. corundum. curry. ginger. mango. mulligatawny. patchouli. poppadom. rice. tatty. teak. vetiver. i dream of an english full of the words of my language. an english in small letters an english [...]
Over the past 42 years, more than 1,000 writers from over 120 countries have attended the prestigious International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. For the past three years, IWP and City of Asylum/Pittsburgh have [...]
The following is an excerpt from the upcoming book, A Lifetime Is a Promise to Keep: Poems of Huang Xiang, China Research Monograph 63. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, 2009. To learn [...]
In October 1978 Huang Xiang, Li Jiahua, Fang Jiahua, and Mo Jiangang traveled from Guiyang to the capital for the first time. Arriving on the tenth, they posted the inaugural issue of the underground journal Enlightenment [...]
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