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Decades of Fire: An Interview with Spring 2022 Guest-Editor Huda Fakhreddine

I think my experience living in this country has colored everything I do because suddenly, in 2005, I found myself out of context, away from the places of the language, where you live in the language and think in it, and you are with it all day. Suddenly there’s this distance and you’re living in translation and you’re so acutely aware of the politics of representation and translation.

Behind You Is the Sea

When I walk out of the store empty-handed, the old man gives me a gummy smile. As I
drive down the street towards Guilford, I know there won’t be a drive-thru. This is not a value
menu kind of neighborhood. I’ll prepare better tomorrow, after I survive today.