• The Village Indian
    The Village Indian by Abbas Khider

    The Village Indian tells author Abbas Khider’s own story of exile. With elements of both tragedy and comedy, the following excerpt – Chapter 6: The Miracles – details the many “miracles” that allow Khider’s fictional protagonist, Rasul Hamid, to flee from Iraq to Germany.

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  • Let Her Rest Now, by Vijay Nair
    Vijay Nair: Let Her Rest Now

    Sampsonia Way presents an excerpt from Indian author Vijay Nair’s latest novel Let Her Rest Now which was published in June by Hachette India. Nair is currently a visiting writer at City of Asylum/Pittsburgh.

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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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  • Tyrant Memory by Horacio Castellanos Moya
    Tyrant Memory by Horacio Castellanos Moya

    Sampsonia Way magazine presents fragments from Tyrant Memory selected by author. The tyrant of Castellanos Moya’s ambitious new novel is based on the actual pro-Nazi mystic Maximiliano Hernández Martínez who came to power in El Salvador in 1932.

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