Sublime Particulars: An Interview with Emmanuel Iduma

  In September of this year, Nigerian writer, Emmanuel Iduma performed at City of Asylum’s annual Jazz Poetry Festival. He read alongside music from Portuguese vocalist-composer, Sara Serpa, and like his most recent book A Stranger’s […]

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Doing It Wrong: An Interview with Min Jin Lee

Min Jin Lee talks with Sampsonia Way about her family’s own immigration experience, her fascination with work, and the history of Korea and Japan.

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Three Short Stories by Osama Alomar

Never before published fiction by Syrian writer-in-residence Osama Alomar, from The Teeth of the Comb and Other Stories.

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This is How I Remember It

“This is how I remember it, Bisi. This is how you left me: you pulled on your dress. You slipped on your shoes. You grabbed your bag. You picked up your phone. You walked out of the door.”

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Four Suitcases

“We know we’re going to America, but what am I supposed to do about it now?”

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Fiction

  • Freedom to Be Heard

      One evening this past February, five female authors of color — Naima Coster, Cristina García, Crystal Hana Kim, Wayétu Moore, and Shobha Rao — gathered on the Alphabet City stage for an event titled “Beyond […]

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