Q & A with David Shook on Poetry and Translation

  Jack Little (Founding Editor of The Ofi Press magazine in Mexico) interviews David Shook (Founding Editor of Phoneme Media, a nonprofit media company that publishes literature in translation from languages including Isthmus Zapotec, Lingala, Mongolian, and Uyghur). Highlights of…

Bakwa Magazine Revista de literatura, arte y música de Camerún al mundo

  A Spanish version of Georgina Mexía-Amador‘s review of Bakwa, which was originally published on Brittle Paper in English, is on Sinfín, a Mexican online magazine. Here’s an excerpt of the review, in Spanish:   Desde su aparición en 2012,…

Resounding Voices from Cameroon and the World find a Home in Bakwa Magazine

Georgina Mexía-Amador reviews Bakwa magazine for Brittle Paper, a platform which is part of the global literary movement promoting and shaping the way we produce, appraise, and consume African literary works. Here is an excerpt: As a Mexican writer, I…

[Poetry] Languaje by Jack Little

Llenar blank leaves of hojas, wrap them tight in silent ayches, yolling ells. [olas de tears] un ojo wrinkles, the other empalagoso [miss you, querida] raquítico armchair, we slide soñolientamente [I can’t say your name] into tomorrow through archos, sloshways,…

Bakwa 03

    Bakwa 03 November 30, 2012 Cover photo credit: Monserrat Vazquez del Mercado Mexico occupies a unique place in Latin American writing; writers such as D.H. Lawrence, Roberto Bolaño, Gabriel García Márquez, Graham Greene, John Steinbeck, and William S.…

Editorial 03

  For many, the “boom generation” of Latin American writing (1960s and 1970s) which ushered in huge international recognition of  Latin America serves as a mixed blessing because, on the one hand it produced writers like as Alejo Carpentier, Julio…

Editorial 03 (en Español)

Traducción Fer de la Cruz Para muchos, la “generación del boom” en la literatura latinoamericana (1960s y 70s), que recibió gran reconocimiento, resulta una bendición no exenta de paradoja ya que, por una parte, produjo escritores de la talla de…

Pueblo Magico by Monserrat Vazquez del Mercado

Monserrat Vazquez del Mercado is an artist whose work include traditional and digital Illustration, animation and texture design in several projects. Her work mixes stylish and nostalgic themes. She is based in Guadalajara, Mexico. MVR  Illustration: mvr.moonfruit.com http://monsevr.deviantart.com/gallery/

‘Mexican’ Literature by Raúl Bravo Aduna

The words “Mexican Literature” make me feel uneasy. I hardly know what to do when I come across them. And it is not that I’m not a “good Mexican reader”—whatever that means—, but there’s something about that particular literary label…

Forwards by Jesse Tangen-Mills

For the next 60 seconds, set aside whatever you’re doing and take this opportunity! Let’s see if Satan can stop this.   My grandfather sends forwards. I don’t think many other 87-years-olds use the internet, although in the future they…

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