• Bones Will Crow: An Anthology of Burmese Poetry

    Burmese poet Khet Mar interviews James Byrne and Ko Ko Thett, editors of the Bones Will Crow. In their conversation, they talked about how the idea for the anthology came to Byrne, the hard work behind assembling it, and the way in which languages, when placed side by side, can change each other.

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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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