Breakfast in another bed

Ligia Keșișian    Ligia Keșișian (n. 1988) a debutat în 2017 cu volumul de poezie Mici cutremure, la Editura Charmides și are în pregătire un nou volum. Selecții din poemele ei au fost traduse în franceză, maghiară și greacă....

Half Moon

Simon Fletcher       Simon Fletcher lives in Shropshire and is a widely published poet who’s performed his work across Britain and in Pakistan, Germany and Norway. He is currently a ‘Poet on Loan’ in West Midland libraries (Arts Council...

Ethically, to translate is to put the life of a text at risk

Henry Finch       Henry Finch’s poetry appears in The North American Review, The Sugar House Review, The Massachusetts Review, jubilat, The Seattle Review, Prelude, Forklift Ohio, Transom, The Denver Quarterly, and elsewhere. He...

Hot Still-Scape

Henry Finch’s poetry appears in The North American Review, The Sugar House Review, The Massachusetts Review, jubilat, The Seattle Review, Prelude, Forklift Ohio, Transom, The Denver Quarterly, and elsewhere. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop...

The Polyphony of Poetry Publishing

Henry Finch’s poetry appears in The North American Review, The Sugar House Review, The Massachusetts Review, jubilat, The Seattle Review, Prelude, Forklift Ohio, Transom, The Denver Quarterly, and elsewhere. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop...

Ice Suite

Ice Suite   Translation: Bernhard Hagen   The Strait of Tjuvholm and the whole bay is packed with ice. Snow creaks under the feet, the sun sparkles in the back. I squint, but anyhow see all the way to the horizon. * Earlier: I was in some way carefree, as if...

It is almost a miracle that the Roma still exist

Cia Rinne (Gothenburg, Sweden, 1973) is a poet and artist based in Berlin. She writes minimal, visual and acoustic poetry in different languages, and collaborates on performances and sound installations. Her publications include the books zaroum (Helsinki,...

sent a letter

Cia Rinne (Gothenburg, Sweden, 1973) is a poet and artist based in Berlin. She writes minimal, visual and acoustic poetry in different languages, and collaborates on performances and sound installations. Her publications include the books zaroum (Helsinki, 2001),...

T H E D E F I N I T I O N O F

T H E D E F I N I T I O N O F CHARISMA: A personality disorder involving the use of magnetism to generate social order 2) the ability to gather light from others and make it emanate from one's eyes and mouth and face 3) in context of a leader, a charismatic individual...

A sense of perplexity. A passion for freedom

Tomás Cohen is a Chilean writer, translator and painter. In 2003, he received a grant offered by the Pablo Neruda Foundation. He studied Musicology and Fine Arts at the Pontifical Universidad Católica de Chile, was an exchange student in Art History at New York...

O vulpe arctică dădea un search pe Google

Cătălin Pavel este arheolog și scriitor. A publicat romanele Aproape a şaptea parte din lume, Humanitas, 2010, Nicio clipă Portasar, Cartea Românească, 2015, Trecerea, Cartea Românească, 2016. A publicat volumele de poezie Altera Pars, ATU, 2013, Tulburarea la...

An American in… Bucharest!

Thomas Cousineau, Professor of English (Emeritus) at Washington College in Maryland, was a Fulbright Scholar in American Studies at the University of Bucharest during the Fall 2014 term. His books include After the Final No: Samuel Beckett’s Trilogy, Waiting for...

Curierul personal al poeziei mele

Lidija Dimkovska s-a născut în 1971 în Skopje, Macedonia. A absolvit literatură comparată şi universală la Universitatea din Skopje. În anul 2000, la Universitatea din Bucureşti şi-a dat doctoratul în literatura română despre poetica lui Nichita Stănescu. Patru ani a...

Innovative as ash

Innovative as ash One grey morning, its season insignificant, I didn’t commit any error for the first time. I stayed in bed. Backed by those non-existent sunbeams, I stuffed the blanket into my mouth. Initially the progress was slow, but then it went as all by itself....

Viena nu poate fi alungată

Daniel Sur (n. 29 noiembrie 1974, în Tileagd, jud. Bihor) este poet, prozator, scenarist și promoter cultural. Licenţiat în filosofie la Universitatea „Babeş-Bolyai" din Cluj-Napoca (1997), absolvent de Master în Hermeneutică (1999) la aceeaşi universitate. A debutat...

sent a letter

Cia Rinne (Gothenburg, Sweden, 1973) is a poet and artist based in Berlin. She writes minimal, visual and acoustic poetry in different languages, and collaborates on performances and sound installations. Her publications include the books zaroum (Helsinki, 2001),...

Grappling with Blind Owls or on Reading Difficult Books

Sadek Mohammed (Iraqi poet, translator and scholar) is the editor-in-chief of Iraq Literary Review and a professor of Modern Poetry and Literary Criticism at the University of al-Mustansiriya in Baghdad. Grappling with Blind Owls or on Reading Difficult Books  ...

It is almost a miracle that the Roma still exist

Cia Rinne (Gothenburg, Sweden, 1973) is a poet and artist based in Berlin. She writes minimal, visual and acoustic poetry in different languages, and collaborates on performances and sound installations. Her publications include the books zaroum (Helsinki,...

Ice Suite

Ice Suite   Translation: Bernhard Hagen   The Strait of Tjuvholm and the whole bay is packed with ice. Snow creaks under the feet, the sun sparkles in the back. I squint, but anyhow see all the way to the horizon. * Earlier: I was in some way carefree, as if...

Gratifying Provocations: On First Reading Ashbery

Adam Day coordinates The Baltic Writing Residency in Latvia, Scotland, and Kentucky. He is the recipient of a 2010 Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship for Badger, Apocrypha, and is also the recipient of a 2011 PEN Emerging Writers Award. His work has...

A Million Years in the Future: Kurt Vonnegut’s Galápagos

Kelsi Vanada is a recent graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She teaches literature and creative writing for the University of Iowa, and translates from Spanish. Her poems and translations have appeared most recently in Berfrois and Prelude. She received a writing...

How to Read The Book of Disquiet

Thomas Cousineau, Professor of English (Emeritus) at Washington College in Maryland, was a Fulbright Scholar in American Studies at the University of Bucharest during the Fall 2014 term. His books include After the Final No: Samuel Beckett’s Trilogy, Waiting for...

New Year’s Morning

Gerður Kristný, a fiction writer and poet from Iceland, is the author of five poetry collections, two novels, nine books for children, a travelogue and one biography. Widely awarded, her work has been translated into 21 languages. In 2011, the musical The Ball at...