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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On Emptiness: Thinking, Feeling, Acting, and the Lack Thereof

  In Eichmann in Jerusalem, Hannah Arendt gives a philosophical account of the trial of a high-ranking Nazi official named Adolf Eichmann. The German bureacrat was famously captured in Argentina and tried in Jerusalem for his […]

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Happy Labor, Sad Labor: An Interview with Ross Gay

In February, Ross Gay visited Alphabet City to launch his newest release, The Book of Delights, an essay collection in which he explores the ordinary and beautiful moments, things, and people he encounters in his day-to-day life. Prior to […]

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Listening for the Noise: An Interview with Andrea Brady

Andrea Brady sat down with Sampsonia Way to discuss drones, fighting the system, and what it means to be an experimental poet. In February, Brady visited City of Asylum to read her from her newest suite of […]

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Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

What Writers are Reading: Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

  Born in Havana, Cuba in 1971, Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo is now earning his doctorate in comparative literature at Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. He blogs at Lunes de Post-Revolución and collaborates with Diario de […]

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  • 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, […]

    Read more...