“Everything is fine now. If only I had known it was so nice to die! Someone ought to tell people.” Story of the Week (April 7), by Henriette Houth. Translated from Danish by Mark Mussari.Read More
“Three paper rosebuds/ strung on an unbreakable thread…”
Poem of the Week (5 April) by Alice Rahon, translated by Anna Kisby.
“…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
“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
“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
“El-Siq says, be patient,/ persist for your eyes and feet/ to deserve this journey’s exhaustion./ The road will lengthen between light and shadow,/ the sky will disappear…”
Poem of the Week (February 15), by Amjad Nasser. Translated from Arabic by Fady Joudah.
“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