“Sania watched her break, the woman in the mirror.” By Naima Memon, from The Missing Slate’s fiction workshop.Read More
“I was to only observe and watch Father and receive instructions from him for the first week. On my first day, I noticed that he was much more respected at home than at work.” By Abubakar Mehmood, from The Missing Slate’s fiction workshopRead More
“I have tried to imagine my mother’s face for as long as I can remember.” By Mahvish Yasin, from The Missing Slate’s fiction workshop.Read More
“Immortality is perfection. Perfection is possible only for those without consciousness or with infinite consciousness.” By Mehreen Fatima Ashfaq, from The Missing Slate’s fiction workshop.Read More
“This will be her first ever voyage to the West Ice… Inexperienced. Alone…”
Story of the Week (March 3), by Tor Even Svanes. Translated from Norwegian by Rosie Hedger.
“In the afternoon, Dona Oliva found herself all but alone on deck, reclining in one of the loungers.” Story of the Week (February 24), by Veronica Stigger. Translated from the Portuguese by Zoë Perry.Read More
“He’d been deceived, like some fool, some dimwit ignorant of the wiles of pickpockets!” Story of the Week (February 17), by Agustina Bessa-Luís. Translated from the Portuguese by Victor Meadowcroft and Margaret Jull Costa.Read More
“God doesn’t need a reason to throw someone down these twenty hard steps. That’s what makes him God.” Story of the Week (February 10), by Hélia Correia. Translated from the Portuguese by Annie McDermott.Read More
“As a child, she had prayed for Mozart.” Story of the Week (January 27), by Teolinda Gersão. Selected and translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa.Read More
“I could have sworn the man was Papa, except he was lying on the road, dead…”
Story of the Week (January 13), by Uzoamaka Doris Aniunoh. Selected by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.