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  • Fiction: The Smell of Flowers and Salt

    A novel in progress translated by Assurbanipal Babilla, edited by Desiree Cooper Synopsis On an island in the Persian Gulf, Captain Abd, his wife and his beautiful twin daughters, Marjaneh and Marjan, live in tranquility.  The […]


  • Telly by Toi Derricotte

    photo collage by Brian Weller Telly is, in a way, the first love poem I ever wrote. Ever since I was a child, my writing was a place I talked to myself about things I couldn’t […]


  • Yuri Herrera: Kingdom Cons

    Translated by Lisa Dillman It was just as he’d always imagined a palace to be. Supported by columns, with paintings and statues in every room, animal skins draped over sofas, gold door knockers, a ceiling too […]