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Bobby by Sarah Frances Armstrong

Lydia and Amy are both expecting in this short story which delves into the emotional highs and lows of pregnancy. Shortlisted for the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2017

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The Wait by Pauline Walker

Winner of the Platinum award at The Creative Future Literary Awards 2017 and first published in the winner’s anthology ‘Important Nothings’.

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Seven Hells by Zaid Hassan

Displaced by the Syrian War, Helin goes on a journey to find her husband and re-connect her family in Zaid Hassan’s short story ‘Seven Hells’, shortlisted for the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2017.

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LATEST ISSUE

Issue 94: Summer 2018

Editorial Susheila Nasta

Windrush Women special section including Beryl Gilroy, Grace Nichols, Janice Shinebourne, Malika Booker, Hannah Lowe, Jay Bernard, Maria del Pilar Kaladeen, Grace Aneiza Ali, Karen McCarthy Woolf, Gemma Weekes

Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2017 winners Julie Abrams-Humphires,  Ndinda Kioko, Mehran Waheed

Interview Brian Chikwava with Novuyo Rosa Tshuma

Articles Francesca Mussi

Art Jorge Orteiza, Eduardo Chillida

Life Writing by Adnan Sarwar, Julie Abrams-Humphries

Fiction by Ndinda Kioko, Sujit Saraf, Monique McIntosh, Niala Maharaj

Poetry by Hannah Lowe, Mehran Waheed

Reviews: Shiva Rahbaran Iranian Cinema Uncensored; Bruce King From New National to World Literature; Zilka Joseph Sharp Blue Search of Flame; César Vallejo Scales; Bashir Abu-Manneh The Palestinian Novel; Shara McCallum Madwoman; and more...

 

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Wasafiri encourages readers and writers to travel the world via the word. For over three decades, we have created a dynamic platform for mapping new landscapes in contemporary international writing featuring a diverse range of voices from across the UK and beyond.

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New Writing Prize

The Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2018 will open for entries in the New Year. Sign up to our newsletter for updates.

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NEWS & EVENTS

Wasafiri launches its special issue ‘Refuge’ at Tate Exchange

To celebrate the launch of our special issue ‘Refuge’, Wasafiri will be hosting an evening long event at the Tate Modern. In a time of inflammatory headlines and damaging political rhetoric, this issue, guest edited by Bidisha, brings together a powerful roster of writers and artists to counter the populist narrative.

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Open Call for New Trustees

To deliver our key objectives we are now looking for dynamic, visionary and energetic leaders to steer Wasafiri through this strategic period.

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