“The Pink Taxi service… launched in March 2017 in Karachi and is already seeing an overwhelmingly positive response.” Ifra Asad reports on Paxi.Read More
“We write so we do not have memory alone to rely on, so that we do not forget — who we are, where we have come from and all the things that we can be.”
Ama Asantewa Diaka, The Missing Slate’s Author of the Month (January 2017), talks to Jacob Silkstone.
“The influence of poets on a fiction writer’s work is another reason to read widely and to experience a variety of genres and styles.” Joshua Schouten de Jel, our October Author of the Month, talks to Mehreen Fatima Ashfaq.Read More
“I don’t think there has ever been a better time for publishers to focus on translated literature…”
As part of our Spotlight Translator series, Jacob Silkstone interviews Rosie Hedger.
“It’s important our works are read beyond the wreckages of where we come from…”
Nathalie Handal, The Missing Slate’s Poet of the Month, talks to Pratyusha Prakash.
“I get up every morning and write. After that I go for a long walk and come back and write until late afternoon. I like structure. It helps me with being creative.” DC Diamondopolous, our August Author of the Month, talks to Quinn Korreck.Read More
“Writing can be lonely business, but if you have friends who write too, well that changes the picture completely.” Awais Khan, our July Author of the Month, talks to Ebony E. Chinn.Read More
“For me, art is interested in discovering more and more connections between the different phenomena of life.” Zsuzsa Selyem, our June Author of the Month, talks to Rushda Rafeek.Read More
“I don’t want to have an identity. I am just one of the regular people who carry wounds and sadness with them, but try to recover and live. I believe in the dignity of ordinary life.”
In our August Poet of the Month interview, Kim Yideum talks to Katy Lewis Hood (via translator Ji Yoon Lee).
“We are always changed by our new homes and those changes affect how / what we write.” Chika Unigwe, our May Author of the Month, talks to Mehreen Fatima Ashfaq.Read More