Notas de Viaje

Kate Griffin

Writers in the Philippines are writing in English and Filipino, as well as in the 173 regional languages, but literary translation is an incipient art in the archipelago.

Life Support

Kristof Magnusson

A hospital where even the vending machine doesn’t work. She’d have seen it as a bad omen, if she’d believed in such things. Which she didn’t.

Caucasian Foxtrot

Zurab Karumidze

His trousers are pulled down and shirt lifted; beneath his hairy, wobbling belly, he holds a red cockerel in both hands, swinging it from side to side…


Han Kang

She can’t know that when she gives that smile to someone else, I ache inside.