The Gangrene, unofficial fragments

Unofficial fragments from THE GANGRENENovember 2018 First published as La Gangrène in France on June 16, 1959 (Jérôme Lindon, Éditions de Minuit) Republished in New York in 1960 (Lyle Stuart, translated from French to English by Robert Silvers) “This is a simple, dispassionate account by seven Algerian intellectuals of the most damnable tortures ever endured… Continue reading The Gangrene, unofficial fragments

Prophet Seekers, and other poems

RETHABILE MASILOSeptember 2018 About Prophet Seekers, and other poems is a selection of previously published poems by Mosotho poet Rethabile Masilo. In Rethabile Masilo’s poetry, characters are evoked with a sense of nostalgia for the isolated beauty of Lesotho, and a longing for the retribution of its humanity. Landlocked and completely encircled within South Africa,… Continue reading Prophet Seekers, and other poems

Ahn Hak-sŏp #4

DON MEE CHOISeptember 2018 “Mr. Ahn was a political prisoner from 1953 to 1995. He currently lives in a farming village within the Civilian Control Zone, on the South Korean side of the DMZ. The CCZ was created by a U.S. Army commander after the Korean War in 1954, and it remained relatively vacant till… Continue reading Ahn Hak-sŏp #4

Not Meant as Poems

FIONA SZE-LORRAINJuly 2018 Fiona Sze-Lorrain Fiona Sze-Lorrain is the author of three books of poetry, Water the Moon (2010), My Funeral Gondola (2013), and most recently The Ruined Elegance (Princeton, 2016), a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She is also a zheng harpist and a widely published translator of contemporary Chinese, French,… Continue reading Not Meant as Poems

The Modernist Arches of Asmara

A GREEN VIOLIN SPECIAL OBJECTJune 2018 The Modernist Arches of Asmara is a special edition poster (11.5 x 16.5″) designed in accompaniment to Abraham T. Zere’s collection, Anecdotes of Indefinite Anarchy: Dispatches from Eritrea. Poster uses drawings selected from covers for Abraham T. Zere’s chapbook. The images are selected from 286 renditions based on the… Continue reading The Modernist Arches of Asmara