SW Daily

  • Greetings from Sampsonia Way!

    We are all excited about this issue of Sampsonia Way magazine. With over 30 pages of original content it is our biggest issue yet. We present an overview of Haitian literature, have a conversation with poets Terrance [...]

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  • Free to be Surprised

    About a month ago, I went to see the poet Elizabeth Alexander speak at the Drue Heinz lecture series. She told the story of writing her poem “Praise Song for the Day” for President Barack Obama’s [...]

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  • 45-Hour Trip: Part III

    This is the final part of “45-hour Trip” by Khet Mar. In Part I she writes about her departure from Yangon and in Part II she relates her journey from Yangon to Taipei.

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  • 45-Hour Trip: Part I

    In March 2009, the writer Khet Mar left Burma to come to Pittsburgh for her residency with City of Asylum/Pittsburgh. In this three-part blog she relates her arduous journey from Yangon to her new home on Sampsonia Way.

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