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A Carry-On Full of Pictures and Letters

Heba Hayek is a London-based writer born and raised in Gaza, Palestine. In this extract from Sambal Beneath Unlikely Skies, a collection of vignettes of a girlhood spent growing up in Gaza, Hayek examines the weight of old memories and what it means to leave a place behind.

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Editorial  In the Wake of the Wake of the Wake

Interviews Paul Mendez, Niven Govinden, Ivan Vladislavić, Arundhati Roy

Articles J M Coetzee and African Studies; Yvonne Vera and the Craft of Writing; Of Women's Bonds: Female Friendships and Feminist Ethics of Care in Tabish Khair's Just Another Jihadi Jane 

Art Painting the Sea and Sky; Pandemic Vicissitudes and Contemporary Art in Singapore

Fiction Michelle Hamadache, Karina Lickorish Quinn

Poetry Hala Alyan, Cecilia Knapp, Shakespeare Okuni, Celia A Sorhaindo

Life Writing Jessica Gaitán Johannesson, S J Kim

Review EssayWriting Watersheds: Climate, Prejudice, and Paranoia

Reviews Women Dreaming, Salma; The Orchid Folios, Mok Zining; Igifu, Scholastique Mukasonga; Lives Lost: In Search of a New Tomorrow, Saeed Yousef; Postcolonial Disaster, Pallavi Rastogi; Travelling while Black, Nanjala Nyabola; Antiemetic for Homesickness, Romalyn Ante

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