You spoke through the impossible and you teach us once more how a story, through a faithful, stubborn kind of continuation, can be like a collective strength.

By Kimarlee Nguyen, paul aster stone-tsao, Subarno Rahman
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Marginalia

We close our five-part series with 33 works of fiction

Marginalia

From visual treats to gastronomical gateways and books for young learners

Marginalia

We continue in our bookmarks series with works that sing, dissolve boundaries, and gather voices together

Poetry

She does not know if she’s an “opportunist”; this probably means she is an opportunist; She wonders if there is Judgement Day before the revolution; She forces all of her sexual partners to watch The Battle of Algiers.

Interviews

“I think that sensual pleasure is at the heart of what I find to be exciting about writing.”

Poetry

rises, bloodied, and breathing and begins walking as if in hope. / of being heard.

Fiction

The sunflowers fall, right along with their mason jar, in the middle of the night. Their heads too gloriously full of early July. How they seem to know everything, except the virus.

Poetry

a sunburn the shape of the settler dictator’s face on everyone who will claim /
FREE PALESTINE’s earth but not FREE PALESTINE’s skin

Poetry

At birth, my mother recites my ba zi / to a monk, and like all good daughters, // I do not ask. How can a mother / help but lead her daughter // Astray?

Poetry

Or Say: a piece of rope at the top of the stairs where shame broke even and shame blame and victim bad-name got it’s nasty plug.

Marginalia

Works of the classical period that appear in multiple translations

Poetry

They say / the faithful go to God with the love // of a child, they say the soul sees everything / without eyes. I am trying to understand // my life.

Essays

I embarked on this list with an assumption of scarcity. But I discovered an embarrassment of riches.

Essays

In the summer of 1990, 62,000 Hong Kong people chose to flee the city because of the violent crackdown on student protesters at Tiananmen Square the previous year. Now once again, people in Hong Kong were faced with the dilemma: to emigrate or to stay.

Poetry

Back then I was committed to the color blue, felt moved to paint my walls, nails, furniture the same shade of teal. Now my body swells at the window with casual longing.

Essays

Looking to Jose Rizal and Carlos Bulosan to speak to our present

Essays

As teachers who are in it for the long haul, we believe in seizing this moment as an opportunity to design more just and humane schools that heal and empower our most marginalized students and their communities.

Poetry

Let it be known this country has a memory / Let it be known the news called this / “Unrest in America” / as if for four hundred years / America’s been resting just fine

Fiction

He collected the past in amber, often describing war memorials as beautiful. He called himself a gardener.

Marginalia

We close our five-part series with 33 works of fiction

Marginalia

Works of the classical period that appear in multiple translations

Marginalia

From visual treats to gastronomical gateways and books for young learners

Poetry

They say / the faithful go to God with the love // of a child, they say the soul sees everything / without eyes. I am trying to understand // my life.

Marginalia

We continue in our bookmarks series with works that sing, dissolve boundaries, and gather voices together

Essays

I embarked on this list with an assumption of scarcity. But I discovered an embarrassment of riches.

Poetry

She does not know if she’s an “opportunist”; this probably means she is an opportunist; She wonders if there is Judgement Day before the revolution; She forces all of her sexual partners to watch The Battle of Algiers.

Essays

In the summer of 1990, 62,000 Hong Kong people chose to flee the city because of the violent crackdown on student protesters at Tiananmen Square the previous year. Now once again, people in Hong Kong were faced with the dilemma: to emigrate or to stay.

Interviews

“I think that sensual pleasure is at the heart of what I find to be exciting about writing.”

Poetry

Back then I was committed to the color blue, felt moved to paint my walls, nails, furniture the same shade of teal. Now my body swells at the window with casual longing.

Poetry

rises, bloodied, and breathing and begins walking as if in hope. / of being heard.

Fiction

The sunflowers fall, right along with their mason jar, in the middle of the night. Their heads too gloriously full of early July. How they seem to know everything, except the virus.

Essays

Looking to Jose Rizal and Carlos Bulosan to speak to our present

Poetry

a sunburn the shape of the settler dictator’s face on everyone who will claim /
FREE PALESTINE’s earth but not FREE PALESTINE’s skin

Essays

As teachers who are in it for the long haul, we believe in seizing this moment as an opportunity to design more just and humane schools that heal and empower our most marginalized students and their communities.

Poetry

At birth, my mother recites my ba zi / to a monk, and like all good daughters, // I do not ask. How can a mother / help but lead her daughter // Astray?

Poetry

Let it be known this country has a memory / Let it be known the news called this / “Unrest in America” / as if for four hundred years / America’s been resting just fine

Poetry

Or Say: a piece of rope at the top of the stairs where shame broke even and shame blame and victim bad-name got it’s nasty plug.

Fiction

He collected the past in amber, often describing war memorials as beautiful. He called himself a gardener.