André Naffis-Sahely: Sublimated RebellionJuly 2016
Erica Wright talks to translator André Naffis-Sahely about translating one of Morocco's greatest living poets and the 'commodity' of despair.
Abdellah Taïa: Un Jardin, en attendentJune 2016
A garden once snubbed becomes a solace.
Zion Decoteau and Chynna Seck: My History Didn’t Start with SlaveryMarch 2016
From learning to haggle in the medina to connecting more deeply with history, two New York City high-school students reflect on visiting Africa for the first time.
The War of ForgettingMay 2015
Inspired by Eduardo Galeano, the discovery that all wars—personal, territorial, political—have afterlives in our grief and memory.
The Rabbit SlaughterFebruary 2015
An anthropologist examines the meanings of sacrifice and slaughter—with his own life as the case study.
The Second Tale: XV, from Tales of a Severed HeadOctober 2012
A tale crashing in the glass garden
Would you run in the Olympics for the country that occupied your birth country and refused to allow its independence? The subject of a forthcoming documentary on his contested homeland, the Western Sahara.
OverlandBy Brady Hammes
March 2010 They were still a good distance from Merzouga when the snake got a hold of him.