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Pina Piccolo – The Poet’s Adventure

The poet had everything ready: a light briefcase, a ticket, an address. Now, while he was sitting on a bench waiting for the train,...

Miriam Bonetti – Central coffee bar

The Central was the historical bar in town, situated like a breach in the walls that surrounded the square along with an agonizing greengrocer’s...

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From the kitchen: Two-tongued Sea

How is a new Inkroci column born? How is an anthology conceived? Reading this story, you’re a witness to the inception of a transnational...

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Literatures

Elizabeth Willis – The witch

A witch can charm milk from an ax handle. A witch bewitches a man's shoe. A witch sleeps naked. "Witch ointment" on the back will allow you...

Elizabeth Willis

Elizabeth Willis is the author of six collections of poetry, most recently Alive: New and Selected Poems, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Other books...

Raphael d’Abdon – great poetry

it is a great day at the auditorium the chairman of the poetry foundation reaches the podium “in this place poetry matters” he kicks off “because it speaks to...

Raphael d’Abdon – the kubrick connection

(based on actual events)    1.   eyes wide shut the first time i watched it it was christmas eve    2.   the shining part 1 the first time i watched...

Raphael d’Abdon

Dr Raphael d’Abdon was born in Udine (Italy) and lives in Pretoria (South Africa). He is a writer, scholar, spoken word poet, editor and...

Raphael d’Abdon – the grandmother

where the wind begins a grandmother shrugs empires off her back their fall like hail on frosted fields the noise that chased us stops bliss the sound of now we have...

Reviews

Patrick Süskind – Perfume

Paris, 1738: the fish market. Here, in the smelliest place of the smelliest city in...

King Crimson – In the Court of the Crimson King

I still remember the first listening: an immense emotion overwhelmed me, taking me into another...

Liane Strauss – Frankie, Alfredo

To read Liane Strauss’s poems is to sharpen your mind, deliciously. This chapbook is full...

Alexander Shurbanov – Dendrarium

The Italian edition "Dendrarium" (Musicaos, 2021) by Alexander Shurbanov, has been translated by Francesco Tomada...

Ugly, Dirty and Bad

Down and dirty is too important to simply be defined  by a movie genre. A...

Elizabeth Jane Howard – The Cazalet Chronicles

As written by Hilary Mantel, Elizabeth Jane Howard is a craftswoman, because in order to...

Richard Wright – Native Son

Bigger Thomas grew up in the black ghetto of Chicago where, even though he has...

Arundhathi Subramaniam – Love without a Story

The title of Arundhathi Subramaniam’s adeptly wrought, and wide-ranging collection immediately begs a question. Or...

Jeff Buckley – Grace

First work, poetic declaration and testament at the same time as one of the greatest...

Gore Vidal – The City and the Pillar

The City and the Pillar is a novel by the American writer Gore Vidal, published...

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