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Iliyana Deleva – Sad mornings…

Sad mornings, lonely evenings, breathless days and strange nights … I swallow tears, run though days and the moment I’m here – I want you more. I live stars, I dream moons. I calm...

Iliyana Deleva – I strip to the skin…

I strip to the skin – I’m not naked: vitiligo is a garment which both conceals and reveals the reason that gave it birth. Translated by Tom Phillips Original text: * Събличам...

Iliyana Deleva – The wall’s memory

‘Red’s shadow is brown’ – graffiti on the wall of the National Academy of the Arts. It’s not there now. The wall’s been repainted since then, and other graffiti has...

Iliyana Deleva – Home

after every poetry workshop slivers of poetry remain today the theme is home I leave a piece of home in the hospital ward at visiting time Translated by Tom Phillips Original...

Iliyana Deleva – Translator

Reveals the secret stones of the tongue. And of silence. Lays hold of meanings. Translates them into words. Pulls us against the current. Reaches the vortex. Catches fish and releases them. Plock! Translated...

Iliyana Deleva – Poet

I catch your eyes in the trap of my words. I carry them to a southern sky … I catch your thoughts in my silence’s mesh … I draw them down...

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...

Nenad Joldeski – You

you have pulled every hair from your body and planted them in dry earth you tell yourself that one day maybe something will sprout that it will...

Reading second-language writing

Exophonic writers – those who write in a language other than their primary or so-say native tongue – choose to do so for many...

Arundhathi Subramaniam – Love without a Story

The title of Arundhathi Subramaniam’s adeptly wrought, and wide-ranging collection immediately begs a question. Or several questions. Can there be such a thing as...