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    City of Asylum Jazz/Poetry: Yoichi Uzeki

    In this interview Uzeki talks about his involvement with Oliver Lake’s Big Band, naming his original compositions, and sparking the imaginations of his listeners. Oliver Lake’s Big Band performed in the 2010 City of Asylum’s Jazz Poetry Concert.

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    Khet Mar on the Road

    Khet Mar, a City of Asylum Pittsburgh writer-in-residence, is on the road with Writers in Motion, a two week study tour of the Mid-Atlantic and the American South, sponsored by the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program.

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    Sampsonia Way in Brussels

    Last week, Brussels, Belgium was an epicenter of international literature and a meeting point for literary freedom of speech. Sampsonia Way’s managing editor, Silvia Duarte, traveled there and met some writers, organizers and representatives from all the organizations in attendance.

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  • Between Blockbuster and Blog

    After working for many years as an editor and a translator, I have become increasingly aware of the many ways the two activities overlap. How their roles change and how we view these two activities bring [...]

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