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Letter to Uncle Sam by Saadat Hasan Manto

Saadat Hasan Manto was an Indo-Pakistani writer, playwright and author considered among the greatest writers of short stories in South Asian history. Here we reproduce one of his letters to Uncle Sam i.e. the USA, by kind permission of the Universal Poetries website.

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Neel Mukherjee

Neel Mukherjee in conversation with Anjali Joseph

Neel Mukherjee in conversation with Anjali Joseph about his latest novel A State of Freedom By Anjali Joseph I’ve known Neel Mukherjee for about eight years. A mutual friend introduced us in Bombay a couple of years after his first novel, Past Continuous, was published in India and had gone on to wi…

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Elisabeth Sennitt Clough

Green Eyed by Elisabeth Sennitt Clough

Green Eyed                                                                                                                             Due to a genetic mutation which occurred 6,000-10,000 years ago, all blue-eyed people share an ancestor from the Caucasian region – Science Daily They say the modern…

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Olivia Laing

Olivia Laing Interview – Refugee Tales II

Olivia Laing is a British writer and cultural critic. She is the author of three books: To the River, The Trip to Echo Spring and The Lonely City. Her tale ‘The Abandoned Person’s Tale’ appears in Refugee Tales: Volume II, which is out now from Comma Press. Tell us a little about how you became invo…

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LATEST ISSUE

Issue 90: Summer 2017

Fiction by Kimberly Blaeser and Eric Gansworth
Poems by Heid E Erdrich, Joan Kane, Craig Santos Perez, James Thomas Stevens
Interviews with James Mackay and Jeremy Carnes
Articles on Anishinaabeskinuk: Writing Over Skins, ‘We aren’t like dogs:’ Battling Blood Quantum, and Literary Activism and Violence against Native North American Women
Art Essay on Places to Stand: Art after the American Indian Movement
Reviews of Louise Erdrich's LaRose, Orlando White's LETTERRS, Joy Harjo's Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings, Deborah L Madsen's, ed The Routledge Companion to Native American Literature, Billy J Stratton's, ed Stories of Native Presence and Survivance in Commemoration of the 151st Anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre

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