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‘Lands in Solidarity’ and ‘Resonances’: Producing African Literatures in Algeria

May 26th, 2016 · No Comments · Africa, Arab Culture, Books, Literature, Maghrebi Literature, Translation, Uncategorized

Via Arab LIterature (in English) &  MLYNXQUALEY on MAY 26, 2016 • ( 0 ) Nadia Ghanem talks with Apic editions and Barzakh editions, two Algerian publishing houses trying to promote literary exhange in Africa: By Nadia Ghanem From Barzakh’s stand at the 2014 book fair in Algiers. From the publisher’s website. Last year, during the […]

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Novelistic Sloppiness

May 20th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Literature, Uncategorized

On my mind, this morning? Last night’s irritation: I had walked into McNally Jackson, my last (not least) favorite Manhattan bookshop, to browse new books & came upon Max Frisch’s Montauk (which I had reread twice in the last 6 months for a project I had been working on). Somewhat surprised that it had been reissued, […]

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Kareem James Abu-Zeid on Al-Mutanabbi and the art of translation

May 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Arab Culture, Arabic, Translation, Uncategorized

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Uri Avnery on Israel’s Declaration of Independence

May 12th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Israel, Palestine, Uncategorized

May 14, 2016 A Document with a Mission WHEN DAVID BEN-GURION read out Israel’s declaration of independence (officially: “Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel”) on May 14, 1948, I was in Kibbutz Hulda. My company of the (still unnamed) Israeli army was ordered to make a night attack on the Arab village […]

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Litmus Press Spring Open Call & More!

May 8th, 2016 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Spring open call, Companion Animal wins Norma Farber First Book Award, Restless Continent release Friends, We’re very pleased to announce our spring open call for single-author first-book poetry manuscripts in English. We will be accepting submissions from May 1st to June 1st, 2016. Texts that engage bilingual or multilingual practice are welcome, while writers whose […]

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A Sulfur Anthology: Clayton Eshleman, ed.

May 1st, 2016 · No Comments · Criticism, Experimental Writing, Intellectuals, Literature, Magazine, Poetics, Poetry, Translation, Uncategorized

Clayton Eshleman started his first magazine, Caterpillar, in New York City in the fall of 1967 — the very same moment I moved from Europe to the US. It wasn’t until some time in late 1968 that the magazine was brought to my attention, either by Robert Kelly, with whom I was working on Paul […]

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Fugs For Bernie!

April 13th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

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Miles in Vienna, 1973

March 19th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Jazz, Music, Uncategorized

For the sheer pleasure of it, this Saturday afternoon, that many years later. Thanks, John. Enjoy. Miles Davis (tpt, org); Dave Liebman (ss, ts, fl); Pete Cosey (g, perc); Reggie Lucas (g); Michael Henderson (el-b); Al Foster (d); James Mtume Forman (cga, perc)

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Happy 70th, Joachim Sartorius!

March 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Poet, Poetry, Translator, Uncategorized

Joachim Sartorius is one of Germany’s most elegant poets and, besides diplomatic service in New York, Istanbul, Prague and Cyprus, as well as becoming director general of the Goethe Institut in 1996, he also directed the Berliner Festspiele from 2001 to 1011. Sartorius is further the editor of the Collected Works of Malcolm Lowry and William Carlos […]

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The Murder of Syrian Poet Mohammad Bashir al-Aani

March 15th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Obituaries, Poet, Uncategorized

by mlynxqualey PEN International has condemned the murder of Mohammad Bashir al-Aani and his son Elyas in Deir al-Zour City “by the armed group calling itself Islamic State (IS)”: Al-Aani’s death was reported last Thursday. The poet, who published three collections, was reportedly kidnapped last fall. From the PEN release: According to media reports, Al-Aani and his […]

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