Jonathan Guyer: Punch Me Up, Punch Me DownMay 2015
Satirists and cartoonists working in the Middle East weigh in on PEN, Charlie Hebdo, and the meaning of free expression.
Rachel Yoder: Fart MartJune 2014
Flash Fiction: I dream of fat cats wearing sweatbands trying to get in shape on treadmills.
Dina Nayeri: Um Girassol da Cor do Seu CabeloDecember 2013
She gives me a strange look, turns off the tap and wraps herself in a towel so that her secrets are hidden again.
Rita Zoey Chin: SoloNovember 2013
Your hands swiped gently up at the sky as you named the constellations, each syllable a puff of white smoke into the cold. I could already see the faces our children would have.
Edie Meidav: CatullusOctober 2013
You have to get down on your knees and sniff too. Do it right and they understand you are one of them.
Jennifer H. Fortin: Self TimerSeptember 2013
It’s rude to stare, but worth it.
Carmiel Banasky: WitchAugust 2013
She said this was for my own good—if I was kept in the dark, I would never be afraid of it.
Melissa Seley: Giant Intimacy in a Tiny Auditorium–The 2012 PEN AwardsOctober 2012
Writers, editors, and translators gather to remember Hitchens, honor culture, and experience elephant happiness.
The Diversity TestApril 2010
Why were there only 8 women on the Modern Library’s 100 Best Novels of the Twentieth Century? Why is only 3% of the literature Americans read in translation?