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.

The Common’s Issue 20 Launch

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