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Amherst College posts videos from the various Lit Fest 2016 events. The videos feature Angela Flournoy, Lauren Groff '01, Deborah Treisman, Harold Augenbraum and Jen Acker '00. 

NewPages reviews Issue 08, finding it "entertaining, informative, thought-provoking, and above all else ... comforting."

NewPages reviews Issue 07, highlighting "lines that prick like needles wedged in the cotton of concrete, everyday objects."

The Review Review gives Issue 04 five stars, saying it "seamlessly blends style, presentation, and experimentation with pieces that celebrate the universal human experiences of love, loneliness, heartbreak, and anxiety."

Amherst College posts videos from the various Lit Fest 2016 events. The videos feature Angela Flournoy, Lauren Groff '01, Deborah Treisman, Harold Augenbraum and Jen Acker '00. 

Literary Hub named Ben Shattuck's "There Once was a Dildo in Nantucket," from The Common Issue 10, as one of their top ten most read stories of the year. 

Longform features Kashana Cauley's "The Electric City," from The Common Issue 09 on their "Best of 2015" fiction list.  

Arablit.org reviews our March 2015 conversation on contemporary Arabic fiction, which included readings by short-story writers Hassan Blasim and Hisham Bustani. 

Qadita.net, an Arabic contemporary literature and arts website, writes a feature on Issue 06 contributor Hisham Bustani's collaboration with The Common.

Sawt al-Watan, a major Palestinian news website, shares The Common's vision and work with Hisham Bustani's writings.

India New England features The Common in the City 2015.

I-Italy features The Common in the City 2014 in their April-May issue.

Electric Literature covers The Common in the City 2013.