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A Speakeasy Spotlight: Kamala Gopalakrishnan

This week’s speakeasy post Spotlights third year poet Kamala Gopalakrishnan. Kamala talks art and alienation, reads Reetika Vazirani’s “May Queen”, and treats you to an exclusive reading of her own poem, “Mother”: Speakeasy Spotlights are a way for us to feature

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Wading in the Murky River of Translation

Moon, Translation

by: Yan Pu My editor sent a text to me several months ago: “Hey, Yan. What’s going on with the rest of your translation? I’ve edited the twenty-one chapters you’ve translated. By the way, why did you use ‘she’ to

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Courtney Luk: A Speakeasy Reading

Courtney Luk reads from her short fiction: Tomorrow night, we will hold our first Speakeasy reading of 2016, and we’ll have videos soon of the folks getting behind the mic. In the mean time, enjoy a splendid Tuesday Speakeasy reading

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