Featuring Essays by Jenny Erpenbeck, Elaine van der Geld, Jamal Mahjoub, and Eleni Theodoropoulos. Fiction by Mauro Covacich, Anzhelina Polonskaya, Dario Voltolini, and Mohit Manohar. Poetry by Jerzy Ficowski, Ken Babstock, H.L. Hix, GK Tewari, and Marianne Chan. And Translations by Mira Rosenthal, Ottilie Mulzet, Andrew Wachtel, and Marino D’Orazio
All the cards do–I say as if it’s a small thing–is show you yourself.
The newspapers are, sir, blight, disorder of the first order, just like everything that’s printed; but I tread all over it.
What still feels so traumatic to people in Norway was to outsiders just another bad event in a never-ending series of bad events.
“What are we going to do with all those cats?”
You are now a possibility in the whole country, // traversing the once-border—that no one sees—