Indigenous Transnational: Pluses and Perils, and Tara June Winch by Paul Sharrad
History as the Culprit of the Fractured Past and Present in Gulzar's "Two" by Sneh Lata Sharma
Earwitnesses by Suzanne Hermanoczki
Insights in Transnational Translation: A Case Study in Robyn Rowland’s Poetry by Mehmet Ali Çelikel
Feature Section: Chinese Poetry
In this issue we're honoured to have a selection of Chinese poetry curated by award-winning poet Iris Fan Xing.
The Chinese Poet as Translator: An Introduction by Iris Fan Xing
South of Words by Iris Fan Xing
Jay by Zhou Zan
Slowing by Bao Huiyi
Worried about Home by Chris Song Zijiang
Featured Poet: Alvin Pang
We are delighted to present the work of Alvin Pang, an acclaimed Singaporean poet, writer and editor with an impressive international reputation.
The Lady of Shalott in 2020 by Rachael Mead
When Your Best Friend Tells You She Is Having An Affair by Gemma Parker
Ripples by Jaydeep Sarangi
National Anthem by Inua Ellams
Low-hanging Fruit by Joseph Jude
Arm's Length by Safia Elhillo
The Real Presence by Ron Singer
The opening scenes from Singer’s forthcoming novel, set during the Biafran war.
Vivan’s Woes by Sujata Sankranti
A reluctant teenager faces lockdown with his family.
Tree of Truth by C.V. Williams
During a long-distance relationship, and while listening down a phone line in a search for personal intimacy, the “everywoman” of this story finds an even finer insight into love.
The Visit by Jon Gresham
A transnational short story about those that seek to help a migrant worker in Singapore.
What We Learn In Times of Pestilence by Gemma Parker
The narrator reflects on reading Camus in Lockdown.
Qatar: Sunshine, Sand and Souqs by Lynette Hinings-Marshall
The narrator swaps Colorado for Qatar.
Chanez by Jayne Marshall
Chanez traces her life through the many countries and languages she has lived in, and latterly her journey to becoming a parent.
My Hikikomori by Maria Santamaria
The narrator is asked to help the reclusive son of a friend.
Here and There by Shahminee Selvakannu
Here and There is a life writing piece written by a Malaysian living in Belfast, Northern Ireland, during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Aftershocks by Anthony Macris, reviewed by Heather Taylor Johnson
Poppies in the Post and Other Poems by Debashish Lahiri, reviewed by Amelia Walker
The Tainted by Cauvery Madhavan and Elsewhere, Home by Leila Aboulela, reviewed by Maggie Gee
The Parisian by Isabella Hammad, reviewed by Kristien Potgieter
V.S. Naipaul’s Journeys: From Periphery to Center by Sanjay Krishnan, reviewed by Gillian Dooley
Sita’s Sisters by Sanjukta Dasgupta, reviewed by Jaydeep Sarangi
In Search of The Woman Who Sailed the World by Danielle Clode, reviewed by Gay Lynch
Rabindranath Tagore by Bashabi Fraser, reviewed by Suparna Banerjee