• In Praise of Poetry
    In Praise of Poetry by Olga Sedakova

    Until the 1990s, Olga Sedakova’s books were not available in Russia because they failed to align with prescribed official aesthetics. Sampsonia Way presents an excerpt from Sedakova’s forthcoming book, In Praise of Poetry.

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  • Essay: “Left Behind”

    “Left Behind,” by South African author Maxine Case, is a condensed memoir full of the observations, idiosyncrasies, and fears of an immigrant living in New York without a definite future.

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