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İlkyaz’s new works are now live and can be found below and throughout the postings on the English homepage! As İlkyaz, we work to introduce three young writers every month. We translate these works, which are be made up of a short stories or poems, into English and endeavour to introduce them to readers outside of …

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Translations and a tribute to a young Sudanese poet who drowned, last week, in the Mediterranean Sea: By Adil Babikir, Arablit A young Sudanese poet’s prediction of his fate came true last week when he drowned in the Mediterranean. Abdel Wahab Yousif, better known as Latinos, died when a rubber boat packed with African immigrants …

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A tough-minded reflection on the cost of being a witness to traumatic history – shared via Carol Rumens at The Guardian Before It Is All Gone It will be different – nobody will cry, nobody will be cold, nobody will stand at the door, it will be better, for sure. I have to repeat this to …

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what it sounds like is a bird breaking small bones against glass. the least of them, a sparrow, of course. you’re about to serve dinner and this is the scene. blame the bird, the impertinent windows, try not to think of the inconvenience of blood splattering violet in the dusk. how can you eat after …

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We reached out to Irmak Zileli, a renown author in Turkey. She prepared a reading list with reasons why for young writers. Enjoy!  1- The Hero’s Journey, Joseph Campbell As a reader and a writer I wonder the roots of his descriptions and the historical and anthropological origins of his story telling. When building a …

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THE NEIGHBORS’ WINDOW (written & directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Marshall Curry) tells the story of a mother (Maria Dizzia) who has grown frustrated with her husband (Greg Keller) and her daily routine. But her life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street and she discovers that she can see …

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