Story of the Week

Of Turrets and Peacocks

"One rarely hears rumors about whores and bawds, one hears them about respectable women, spread with the intention of causing grief... all kinds of rumors about Laji Bai were circulating on Japani Road." Story of the Week (Octo...
Poem of the Week

Imagine the baker

"you need to imagine the circle line/ as a happy circle line/ while backyards and the heavens in your eyes/ pass day after day..." Poem of the Week (October 21), by Sybil Volks. Translated from German by Paul-Henri Campbell.
The Little Mermaid by Amy Dale

Solitary Consignment

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

‘Nam in Hollywood (Part Two: War is Hell)

In the second part of a series on the Vietnam war in Hollywood, Michael Dodd explores how American cinema addressed 'Nam itself and influenced the nation's perspective on the war.
Artwork by Kim Yunsub, Image Courtesy by ArtChowk the Gallery

Deserted by the Great Lakes

"More than the city becoming a haven for business interests, it has become a location where we can plainly see American democracy has failed." Deonte Osayande reports from Detroit.
"Malala" by Omar Gilani.

Malala or: Learn to Stop Worrying and Love our Laureate

"Hers is a strength most of us lack." Ghausia Rashid Salam asks why Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai seems to be disliked by so many groups in Pakistan.
 Alone in Babel

What is poetry?

St. Lucian poet John Robert Lee asks the 'What is Poetry?' question, reaching the conclusion that every poem needs to contain truth, beauty and harmony.
Hubert Moore

Poet of the Month: Hubert Moore

"In the UK, as things stand, poetry is too weak to bring change..." Hubert Moore, our Poet of the Month for August, talks to Camille Ralphs.