• Essay: “Left Behind”

    “Left Behind,” by South African author Maxine Case, is a condensed memoir full of the observations, idiosyncrasies, and fears of an immigrant living in New York without a definite future.

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    Top 10 Must-Read Excerpts of 2011

    From Kenyan poet Philo Ikonya to National Book Award-winner Terrance Hayes, Sampsonia Way has featured the work of poets and novelists from around the world, many of whom have dealt first-hand with censorship and persecution.

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  • Yukiko Konosu Tweets about Japan Earthquake
    Inside Japan: Writers to follow on Twitter

    Yukiko Konosu has been updating SW on the situation in Japan through Twitter. Konosu is a literary critic and translator of more than sixty books, which include J.M.Coetzee’s Disgrace and Margaret Atwood’s The Blind Assassin. She translated Maxine Case’s Homing Pigeons to Japanese and share it with our magazine. She lives in Tokyo.

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