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.
This week, controversy over the Venezuelan presidential election, Liu Futang put on trial for “printing his books without proper licenses,” and the United Nations condemnation of the killing of Indian correspondent Chaitali Santra.
This week, an anti-Islamist film ignited violent protests across the Arab world; Freedom Theater co-founder Zakaria Zubeidi to begin death fast until he is released from a Palestinian prison; Aseem Trivedi jailed for cartoon mocking Indian government.
Sampsonia Way is an online magazine sponsored by City of Asylum/Pittsburgh that seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.