April 6th, 2016

 

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Contents

Introductions

A Thousand and One Pebbles by Youssef Rakha

A Space for Dreaming by M. Lynx Qualey 

 

Fiction

Specters & Spectators

The Abandoned Village by Hassan Blasim (Translated by Jonathan Wright)

“The Death Shroud by Abderrazak Boukebba (Translated by Adam Talib)

“A Bouquet by Fatima Al-Mazrouei (Translated by Katharine Halls) 

“Burdens by Mohammad Rabie (Translated by Mohamed El Sawi Hassan)

“Haphzardia by Mona Merhi (Translated by Nariman Youssef)

“Four Very Short Stories by Khaled Sameh (Translated by Nashwa Gowanlock)

“Khaduj Eats Children by Ahmed Al-Mo'azzen (Translated by Andrew Leber)

“Minouche by Anis Arafai (Translated by Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp)

 

Sleeplessness & Asylum

The Hush Void by Muhammad Khudayyir (Translated by Elisabeth Jaquette)

“Just Different by Malika Moustadraf (Translated by Alice Guthrie)

Fatal Dreams by Wajdi Al-Ahdal (Translated by William Maynard Hutchins)

“Statement of Absolute Hatred by Rasha Abbas (Translated by Alice Guthrie)

The Man Who Was Killed by Luay Hamza Abbas (Translated by Yasmeen Hanoosh)

“An Owl in Roskilde by Ismail Ghazali (Translated by Fadwa Al Qasem)

“Rhythmic Exercise by Mohamed Makhzangi (Translated by Yasmeen Hanoosh)

 

Disillusionment & Departure

“A Few Moments After Midnight” by Hisham Bustani (Translated by Thoraya El-Rayyes)

“Five Stories” by Zakaria Tamer (Translated by Maia Tabet)

“Ibrahim” by Ahmad Al-Wasel (Translated by Ghada Mourad)

“Vermilion Daze” by Estabraq Ahmad (Translated by Sawad Hussain)

“Yunus on the Beach” by Hassouna Mosbahi (Translated by William Maynard Hutchins)

“Disappointments (and a Few Clarifications)” by Basma Al-Nsour (Translated by Andrew Leber)

Excerpt from Limbo Beirut by Hilal Chouman (Translated by Anna Ziajka Stanton)

“The Passing Carts” by Mahmoud Al-Rahabi (Translated by Katharine Halls)

Excerpt from Au RevoirAkka by Ala Hlehel (Translated by Alice Guthrie)

 

October 15th, 2015

 

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Contents

The Common Statement by Jennifer Acker

 

Fiction

Unwinding by Nick Fuller Googins

“Biarritz by Dwyer Murphy

from The Folly by Ivan Vladislavić

Key Concepts in Ecology by Michelle Ross

The Bone Church by Aaron Steven Miller

“On Grief by Gbolahan Adeola

 

Essays

“Siena by Katherine Dykstra

Puppetmaking by Aurelia Wills

Driving to Malaga by Todd Hearon

Hes-at-Home by Ben Shattuck

 

Art

Millennium Camera by Jonathon Keats

The Story Behind the Scenes by Morgan Adams

Three Poems by Mazen Kerbaj

 

Poetry

In The Dirt by Grant Kittrell

In That City, In Those Circles by Lawrence Joseph

Warriors in Art by Rob Welburn

“I Had Seven Handkerchiefs by Sylvie Durbec (Translated by Denis Hirson)

“from Shining Red in the Torrent by Sylvie Durbec (Translated by Denis Hirson)

Civil Service by Colin Channer

Braintree by Jen Jabaily-Blackburn

Postmark by Didi Jackson

“In 1988 by David Lehman

“Volunteer by David Lehman

“Legend by John Freeman

Reader/Writer by Denise Duhamel

“Because of Global Warming, by Luisa A. Igloria

Crescent City by Maurice Emerson Decaul

Pizza with Light Bulb by Zeina Hashem Beck

The Battle for Leningrad Begins by Jonathan Fink

Imitation by Jonathan Fink

Tree of Life by Bruce Bond

 

New Poems from China
Translated by Stephen Haven and Li Yongyi

“You Might Have Been My Brother by Tang Danhong

1967 by Yang Jian

Longing, a Lion by Zheng Min

III. The USA” by Li Yongyi
 

April 23rd, 2015

 

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Contents

The Common Statement by Jennifer Acker

 

Fiction

Between the Lines by Sujata Shekar

Gods Fingernail by Masha Hamilton

Leaving Walter by Lori Ostlund

Protection by Paola Peroni

The Electric City by Kashana Cauley

The King of Bubbles by Edie Meidav

Detail from Post Blue Six by Carolyn Kuebler

 

Bombay/Mumbai: India from Inside and Out
Essays & Recipes

The Kindness of Strangers by Nonita Kalra

Papad by Suketu Mehta

Where Does the Time Go? by Amit Chaudhuri

Jesse Owens, Mr. Harris, and Me by Nina McConigley

Moms Dal by Nirmala Swamidoss McConigley

Pomfret Chutney Masala by Bijoya Chaudhuri

Bhel Puri by Jehangir Mehta

 

Art

The Sense in Turning Away by Teju Cole

The Dictators Bedroom by Ileana Selejan

 

Poetics (Fragments/Fragmentos)

What Always Pulls At Me by Luis Muñoz (Translated by Curtis Bauer)

Poetry Never Stops Defining and Redefining Its Terrain by Luis Muñoz (Translated by Curtis Bauer)

 

Poetry

The First Last Light in the Sky by Rowan Ricardo Phillips

The Ice Hotel by Richard Michelson

Some Proof of Love by Jacquelyn Pope

Bone Almanac by Jacquelyn Pope

From Eidolon by Sandeep Parmar

Midnight, and people I love are dying, by Robin Chapman

Storm by Will Schutt

Tiny Sun by Margot Douaihy

On Being A Vine by Rae Paris

Basta by Sara London

The Post-Graduates by Peter Jay Shippy

Postcolonial Chicken by John Matthias

Two Flat Tires by Kevin C. Stewart

I Went Sick as a Child... by Arseny Tarkovsky (Translated by Valzhyna Mort)

Yelabuga by Valzhyna Mort

Lottery Ticket and Fuck All by Michael Catherwood

Hellgrammite Cloud by Gary Metras

Dante Or, The End of Poetry by Patrick Pritchett