• China's presence at the London Book Fair 2012
    Earn Money, But Keep Your Hands Clean!

    “The London Book Fair is not only a cultural event, but also an enormous commercial chance for Britain,” writes Tienchi Martin-Liao, president of Independent Chinese PEN, of China’s massive presence at this year’s installment of the literary festival.

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  • Egyptian Revolution
    Revolution Egypt

    Egyptian writer Hamdy El-Gazzar introduces From Egypt, a new Sampsonia Way column with which the author will attempt to draw a cultural map of Egypt and the Arab world by profiling the artistic, literary, and political issues that affect the region.

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  • Cornelius Eady
    Cornelius Eady: Three Poems and a Song

    Poems from acclaimed poet and Cave Canem co-founder Cornelius Eady: “Don’t Bum Out The Musicians,” “Toi,” and “My Niece Marie Explains Her Michael Jackson Project.” Also included, an audio clip of Eady reading “Coltrane’s House”.

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  • Cornelius Eady: 3 Unpublished Poems

    Three previously unpublished poems by Cave Canem founder Cornelius Eady: “‘I Believe I’ll Make A Change’: A Duet Between Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell”; “Father Frances at Mt. St. Alphonus”; and “Eisa Davis Sings.”

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