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The Common’s Issue 20 Launch

Issue 20 Launch Guest Readers

On October 28th at 4:30pm EDT, join The Common for the virtual launch of our 10th anniversary issue! Contributors from across the globe will be tuning in to read excerpts from Issue 20’s portfolio of writing from the Lusosphere: Portugal and its colonial and linguistic diaspora. Don’t miss out! Register for the free event at the link here.

Still haven’t pre-ordered your copy of Issue 20? In addition to the Lusosphere portfolio, Issue 20 highlights include:

Issue 20 cover with cake

  • Works in English and translation exploring Lisbon, Angola, Brazil, Mozambique, and Luso-American family spaces in the U.S.
  • The 2020 DISQUIET Prize-winning poem, “Provincetown,” by Francisco Márquez
  • An essay taking us inside Black women’s search for home
  • A debut short story about a year in London by Silvia Spring

Click here to order your copy of the issue before it launches on October 26th! 

Issue 20 was published in collaboration with the DISQUIET International Literary Program. 

Event held in partnership with the Center for Humanistic Inquiry at Amherst College.

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Issue 20, Fall 2020: 10 Years of The Common

Issue 20 cover with cake

Issue 20 of The Common will be here this fall. Subscribe by September 30 to find this hot pink celebration in your mailbox! In addition to the global, place-based stories, essays, and poems you’re used to reading in The Common, this issue also includes a portfolio of writing from and about the Lusosphere: Portugal’s colonial and linguistic diaspora. You’ll find works in English and in translation, and explore Lisbon, Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Mozambique, and even Luso-American families and communities here in the States. 1 year subscriptions start at $12.

Subscribe now, so you can have your cake and eat it too!

Issue 20, Fall 2020: 10 Years of The Common
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