Other tongues: the stunning lingual diversity of India – By Karthik Venkatesh

The Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution lists the 22 official languages of India. These are the languages that the government of India officially...

The Literary Oligarchy Is Killing Writing – By Ranbir Sidhu

Years ago, when I was first trying to make a name for myself as a writer, a prominent Indian novelist and one whom I...

Translation as Transhumance – By Mireille Gansel (Translated from the French by Ros Schwartz)...

(In this beautiful memoir of a life lived in and through translation, Mireille Gansel defines the process of bringing words from one language to...

The Long Weeping – By Jessie van Eerden ( An excerpt )

                   ( The Long Weeping - In this collection of portraits, the eye is the vital “lamp of the body,” a spiritual organ...

Radius 200 – By Veena Nagpal (Excerpts)

Set against the backdrop of a nuclear strike on Allahabad, Radius 200 is a poignant story centering round love and longing and the very spirit...

Celebrating Gandhi – Haiku Posters By Masood Hussain & Gabriel Rosenstock

Kashmiri artist Masood Hussain teamed up with bilingual poet and haiku master Gabriel Rosenstock to create 6 haiku posters that celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Gandhi, the apostle of civil disobedience.

The Anti-Poetry of Salvador Villanueva

    By Gustavo Rivera There is a sliver of truth when Josefina Rivera de Álvarez, in her book Literatura Puertorriquena: Su proceso en el tiempo (Puerto Rican...

My Journey as an Artist & Art Instructor – Cynthia Yatchman

  I was lucky enough to grow up in a household that supported and practiced the arts. I went to  elementary school at a time when...

Two Ancient Sumerian Elegies in English – By Tikva Hecht

  Author's Note: These elegies were originally written in Sumerian and are dated circa 1700 BC, making them among the oldest known written texts in the...

Concrete Art – By Mario Loprete

    I live in Catanzaro, a small Calabrian city in the south of Italy. It’s a beautiful place to live in. If geographically  it's a great...

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