• Awake After Midnight

    Modern Indian artists looked westward after Partition, away from the nation. An exhibit of two periods of avant-garde Indian art juxtaposes their work with contemporary artists, who ask how India can awake as a nation.

    By Arnav Adhikari

Poetry Tuesday

  • Derma and Ichor: Poems by Paul Tran

    ‘I relinquish / the greatest thing I have / for my greatest wish. / I turn into sea foam. / I learn nothing / ceases to exist’

    By Paul Tran

Reformations: Indonesian Literature in Translation

  • Indonesia on the Global Literary Stage

    What does it mean to be a guest of honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair? John McGlynn talks about the Lontar Foundation’s role in bringing Indonesian literature to the world and his own path from puppet maker to translator.

    By Margaret Scott and Jyothi Natarajan

Poetry Tuesday

  • Night Garden: An Excerpt from Bright Lines

    ‘She planted the tiny sleeping nuggets into the ground, as a small prayer. One day, they would metamorphose, escape into the world as something altogether different.’

    By Tanwi Nandini Islam
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