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Meet Aimee Suzara

Interview by Nicole Melanson ~

Aimee Suzara is a Filipino-American poet, playwright, performer and educator whose mission is to create poetic and theatrical work about race, gender, and the body to provoke dialogue and social change. 2,095 more words

Interviews With Writers

Guest Post : The Salmon Who Dared To Leap Higher by Ahn Do-hyun trans. Deborah Smith

I am pretty tied up at the moment trying to read my way through the Bailey’s Prize Long-list.I am still being sent some lovely books to read and review and feeling pretty stressed out by it ! 698 more words

Book Review

After Dark

Author: Haruki Murakami

Genre: Magic Realism, Japanese Literature

Publication: May 8th 2007 by Knopf Publishing Group (first published 2004)

“Someday, you’ll find the right person and you’ll learn to have a lot more confidence in yourself.

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Asian Literature

MONGOLIA: Galsan Tchinag's 'The Blue Sky'

Much has disappeared, but some things have endured.

This Mongolian footstep of my journey was one that I had eagerly anticipated, being totally fascinated with the nation and nomadic societies.

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SOUTH KOREA: Yi Munyol's 'Our Twisted Hero'

What was rightfully yours was taken from you and you weren’t even angry. You bent to unjust power and you weren’t even ashamed.

A mere 120 pages of reading, but a novella that really affected me, Yi Munyol’s 

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Meet R. K. Biswas

Interview by Nicole Melanson ~

R. K. Biswas is the author of a novel, Culling Mynahs and Crows, published by Lifi Publications, New Delhi, and a short story collection, Breasts and Other Afflictions of Women, published by… 1,663 more words

Interviews With Writers

NEPAL: Samrat Upadhyay's 'Arresting God in Kathmandu'

What’s so great about Nepal except for the fact that it’s our home country?

Not usually a fan of short story collections, I was a little put-off when I started reading this and realised…

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