The Power of a Moment: An Interview with Carlos Andrés Gómez

  This series — Latinx & Proud! — is a look into the world of Latinx literature and the poets who use language to explore the boundaries of their communities and identities. By sharing these interviews […]

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Memories in Exile: Israel Centeno on Venezuela and the Wonders of Pittsburgh

By Kriti Sanghi and Thia Paruchuru    The following conversation is part of an ongoing series called Memories in Exile, in which we interview current and former resident writers who have come to Pittsburgh and lived […]

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Intricacy & Inertia: An Interview with Margaret Ross

Last fall, Margaret Ross took a break from rehearsing for City of Asylum’s annual Jazz Poetry Festival to chat with Sampsonia Way about time, the craft of writing, and the world around us. A Jones Lecturer […]

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Memories in Exile: In Conversation with Huang Xiang

Interview by Timmy Miller and Thia Paruchuru   The following conversation is part of an ongoing series called “Memories in Exile,” in which we interview current and former resident writers who have come to Pittsburgh and […]

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Memories in Exile: Khet Mar and Her Sons on Burmese Culture and Adapting to the West

  In honor of City of Asylum’s 15th year, we’ve spoken with the resident writers who have spent time in Pittsburgh living in exile on Sampsonia Way. The following interview is the first installment of our […]

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SW Daily

  • Friends in Translation

    Osama Alomar settles into his home in Pittsburgh’s North Side and opens up Skype. In Quebec, Canada, more than 750 miles away, C.J. Collins sits at his desk, pulls a set of headphones over his ears, […]

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