Saturday, December 10, 2022

Grandma Non-Oui – By Lidija Dimkovska ( An excerpt )

( Translated from the Macedonian by Christina E. Kramer ) June 2015 Split       In 1996, at the age of seventy-three, Grandma Nedjeljka got her airplane...

Hsi-wei, Song Sidao and Shi Xing – By Robert Wexelblatt

    The forgotten poet Song Sidao was the son of a minor landlord in Yanzhou.  As the boy showed early promise, his father engaged a...

Hsi-wei and the Fall of the Sui – By Robert Wexelblatt

    The two weeks the Tang minister Fang Xuan-ling stole from his work in the capital to visit the poet/peasant Chen Hsi-wei in Chiangling were...

The Last Stop – By Richard E Schell

    I fight to control my fears, the fears and thoughts that began the day when all things changed the world forever. With many miles...

The Small-Town Sea – (An excerpt from the novel) By Anees Salim

Kindly join us for the Big Eid feast, Mr Unwin. Please be seated on the fictitious chair I have dragged out for you. Here...

The Tears of Paavo Laht – By Ranbir Sidhu

     Let me say at the outset, it wasn’t my idea. Nor was it Rohan’s. Upon such an enterprise, both of us looked...

The Dark Window – By George Angel

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The Maestro and The Prodigy – By Hemendra Killawala

    It was that time of the year in Benaras when the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple was fully decorated with marigold flowers. It was the...

Loss – By Danijela Trajković

I'm back in the village. And, of course, it is always my aunt that I encounter. We meet outside. She invites me to come...

Stren – By R. Sebastian Bennett

         Tomato George drove us up toward the mesa in his vegetable truck. He knew of a pond out behind old...

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