‘ “Everything is so dry,” said Alejandro, “perfect day for a fire.” ‘ Story of the Week (March 31), by Jacinta Perez Gavilan Torres.Read More
“and let us say that one hundred and thirty shells will fall on Monday/ and let us say that chewing cloves will numb the gums and mouth…”
Poem of the Week (29 March), by Tara Ballard.
“…the travelers suddenly saw, as though coming to meet them, a big truck flying toward them from the rocky crest.” Story of the Week (March 24), by Alisa Ganieva. Translated from the Russian by Isaac Stackhouse Wheeler.Read More
Original Russian text of Alisa Ganieva’s ‘Thirteen’.Read More
“I am writing to you from across the water/ the years have been a heavy tide/ against the shore of me…”
Poem of the Week (22 March), by Sarah Lubala.
“And the endless circles turned and turned, and the young men turned into grey men.” Story of the Week (March 17), by Alzo David-West.Read More
“& the light drips in to share our ride/ new vermillion along our bodies…”
Poem of the Week (15 March), by Safia Elhillo.
“One day, I will escape, though, perhaps over the rooftops.” Story of the Week (March 10), by Medardo Fraile. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa.Read More
“It was the summer my father was in the hospital.” By Maria Niazi, from The Missing Slate’s fiction workshop.Read More
“All of the girls came to see what I had done with the neon orange piece of cardboard I had won. Everyone just walked away without saying anything.” By Afreina Noor, from The Missing Slate’s fiction workshop.Read More