Mark Nowak

Mark Nowak is the author of Revenants, Shut Up Shut Down (a New York Times Editor’s Choice”), Coal Mountain Elementary (which Howard Zinn called “a stunning educational tool”), and Social Poetics (forthcoming), all from Coffee House Press. He is a Guggenheim fellow (2010), a Lannan Literary Fellow (2015), and recipient of the Freedom Plow Award for Poetry and […]

Sylvia Arthur

Sylvia Arthur is a British-Ghanaian narrative nonfiction writer whose work explores identity, diaspora, politics, and place. She lives in Accra where she has turned her vast collection of books into Ghana’s only lending library, Libreria Ghana. Her writing has been published in The Guardian, the BBC, and The British Journalism Review and her essay, “Britain’s […]

Ahlem Kebir

Ahlem Kebir, 25 years old. PhD student in cultural heritage and co-founder of Ineffable art & culture. Ineffable art and culture is a digital Magazine, which strives to embody the concept of “Art and culture for all”, it aspires to a popularization of this discipline, and bring it to a human scale through life experiences. The […]

Saskia Sassen

Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University and a Member of its Committee on Global Thought, which she chaired from 2009 till 2015. She is a student of cities, immigration, and states in the world economy, with inequality, gendering and digitization three key variables running though her work. Born […]

Boško Begović

Boško Begović is a conceptual artist that combines visual art and his writing to reflect on existential issues. Born in Belgrade, Serbia, where he currently, lives and work. Bosko is a co-founder of Belgrade Artist in Residence program in Belgrade, Serbia, and Martial artist in residence, as part of the Center424 non-profit artist-run organization. He […]

Lamis Saidi

Lamis Saidi (born on 4 September 1981) is an Algerian poet and translator. In 2004, she graduated as a computer science engineer from the university of sciences and technology in Algiers. Adding to Arabic, she is fluent in French, English and Spanish. She has published three poetry books (As usual, I forgot my suitcase / […]

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore is the award-winning author of a memoir and three novels, and the editor of five nonfiction anthologies. Her memoir, The End of San Francisco, won a Lambda Literary Award, and her previous title, Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?: Flaming Challenges to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Desire to Conform, was an […]

Christine Kitano

Christine Kitano is the author of the poetry collections Sky Country (BOA Editions, 2017) and Birds of Paradise (Lynx House, 2011), and co-author of the oral history collection Who You: The Issei (JCCH / University of Hawaii Press, 2018). She teaches at Ithaca College and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. Recent work is […]

Andrea Scrima

Andrea Scrima was born in New York City and studied fine arts at the School of Visual Arts in New York and the Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, Germany, where she lives and works as an artist, writer, and translator. Scrima’s first book, A Lesser Day, was published in a second edition in 2018 by Spuyten […]

Sarah Rose Nordgren

Sarah Rose Nordgren is a poet, teacher, and multiform text artist. Her two books of poetry are Best Bones (2014), winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, and Darwin’s Mother, which is recently released from University of Pittsburgh Press (November 2017). Her poems and essays appear widely in periodicals such as Agni, Ploughshares, The […]