Story of the Week

Sara Drawing

"The picture paints itself again and again... a room, a floor, a window. A table, a chair. Squares of sunshine on the floor. An indeterminable potted plant on the windowsill." Story of the Week (January 23), by Adda Djørup. Tr...
Poem of the Week


"...but that is a poem I cannot write./ that is a cartoon we cannot draw." Poem of the Week (January 27), by Amna Y. Khan.
The Little Mermaid by Amy Dale

Solitary Consignment

Features Editor Maria Amir writes of the silent battles being waged between art and soul

Reinventing the Reel: Inherent Vice

Film critic Ben Hynes on Paul Thomas Anderson's latest, a hazy adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's 'Inherent Vice'.
Leonidas Madeline

Being Young and Gay in Greece

Madeline Weng examines the LGBT rights situation in Greece, a country scarred by high unemployment and rising support for the extreme far-right.

This is Not Their Normal Life—Not at All

"A young man approaches me... He would like to show me his home, his wife and his children. He pushes the tarp to the side, and I look into their 32-square foot residence." Peder Frederik Jensen reports from the Guiwa refugee c...
 Alone in Babel
Arno Camenisch

Diary: Arno Camenisch in Brooklyn, New York

Sauleha Kamal on an evening with Swiss writer Arno Camenisch at Book Court in Brooklyn.

Author of the Month: Sébastien Doubinsky

"There is actually nothing glamorous in being a writer or an artist, sorry." Sébastien Doubinsky, The Missing Slate's Author of the Month, in conversation with Casey Harding.