• Nadine Gordimer
    Nadine Gordimer: 1923-2014

    Reflecting on the life and work of Nadine Gordimer, most famously known for her humanistic portrayal of the effects of apartheid, we present a personal reading and video interview featuring the Nobel laureate.

    Read more...

  • Protest in Thailand
    Thai Freedom: We Can’t Breathe

    “Half of every story in Thailand is Royal… How can we write anything, even a historic novel, when we’re only allowed to touch the subject by praising them in a way that seems too unbelievable to be true?” Thai writer Marisa Akara calls attention to the stifling effects of the vice-like lèse-majesté law.

    Read more...

  • Exile Hangout: Venezuela
    Exile Hangout: Venezuela

    In this Exile Hangout, writer-in-residence Israel Centeno engages Venezuelan authors Liliana Lara, Juan Carlos Chirinos, and Juan Carlos Mendez Guedez. They reveal the realities of living overseas as Venezuelan writers and they expand upon what it means to truly live “in exile” within and outside their country of origin.

    Read more...