• Ricardo Gonzalez / Cuban Writer
    El Milagro de la Libertad

    Carta del cubano Ricardo Gonzalez Alfonso, periodista y poeta exiliado en España, a los asistentes de la conferencia anual del Comité de Escritores en Prisión de PEN Internacional.

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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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    Readings at City of Asylum/Pittsburgh: Khet Mar

    On March 3rd, City of Asylum/Pittsburgh conducted a reading of material from Burmese writer-in-residence Khet Mar, whose stories and poems were presented in Burmese, English, and Spanish. The reading featured Khet Mar, translator Michelle Gil-Montero, and poet and translator Roman Antopolsky.

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    Knocking on the Door of… Doug Nimmo

    In Knocking on the Door of… we present interviews with fellow residents of Pittsburgh’s Northside. Our second interview is with Doug Nimmo, owner of Doug’s Market, who talked to us about his love of the Northside, a ghost in the building, and his market’s opening day.

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    Covering Enemies of the Internet

    Burma, China, Cuba and Iran are first four countries on the list of Enemies of the Internet that Reporters Without Borders released March 12. Read Sampsonia Way’s coverage of these countries in interviews, articles and blog updates.

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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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