FEATURED ARTICLE

Poetry: Babes in the Wood by Maeve Henry

A tender look at one pair’s journey from the Middle East across Europe, with dreams of England. ‘Babes in the Wood’ was shortlisted for the 2018 Wasafiri New Writing Prize in the ‘Poetry’ category.

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FEATURES

Fiction: The Window by Nicki Frith

Set over the 2017 general election, a shopkeeper discovers, with morbid consequences, that she can attract customers by dedicating her window display to the daily news. Shortlisted for the 2018 Wasafiri New Writing Prize.

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NEWS & EVENTS

New Vacancy: Editor and Publishing Director

Wasafiri is seeking to recruit a dynamic Editor and Publishing Director to take over responsibility for the magazine and the leadership of the organisation from Founding Editor and Editor in Chief, Susheila Nasta.

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Wasafiri offers editorial placement for CHASE students

Wasafiri, The Magazine of International Contemporary Writing is currently offering a part-time editorial and administrative placement opportunity to CHASE students. Wasafiri is the UK’s leading magazine for international contemporary writing. Founded by Susheila Nasta MBE, the first issue was launch…

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LATEST ISSUE

Issue 96, Winter 2018 Special Issue

Korea: Divisions and Borders 

Guest Edited by Phillip Y Kim and Krys Lee

Editorial by Phillip Y Kim & Krys Lee

Interviews with Chang-rae Lee, Jang Jin-sung, Jung Yewon with Jung Young Moon, Sora Kim-Russell with Pyun Hye-Young

Articles Private Life of the Nation, Between Tradition and Modernity, Representing Seoul

Art Heashin Kwak: Division and Diaspora

Fiction by Yun I-hyeong, Jung Jidon, Ha Seong-nan, Ch'ŏn Un-yŏng, Jung Young Moon

Poetry by Pak Jeong-dae, Han Kang, Kim Ki-taek, Song Gyeong-don, Kim Seung-Hee, Kim So-yeon, Sin Yong-Mok

Reviews: Mary Lynn Bracht White Chrysanthemum; Eugenia Kim The Kinship of Secrets; R O Kwon The Incendiaries; Pyun Hye-young City of Ash and Red; Hwang Sok Young Familiar Things; Kim Young-ha I Have the Right to Destroy Myself, Black Flower, Your Republic is Calling You; Han Yujoo The Impossible Fairytale

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