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Ariel Saramandi
ARIEL SARAMANDI is an Anglo-Mauritian writer living in Mauritius. Her fiction and essays have been published by Granta, Los Angeles Review of Books and Brooklyn Rail, among other places. She is represented by Lisa Baker at Aitken Alexander Associates. She is working on her first novel.

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Getting Rid of It

Essay

September 2022

Ariel Saramandi

Essay

September 2022

As a schoolgirl I was told that abortion was illegal in Mauritius. No exceptions. There was no reason for me to believe otherwise. At...
The Inheritors

Essay

Issue No. 33

Ariel Saramandi

Essay

Issue No. 33

It is a story told in every Creole family I know in Mauritius. It is often narrated during a long drive: a window rolls...

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poetry

Issue No. 3

Camera & Even After He is Gone, the Cat is Here and I Cast My Suspicions on Him

Toshiko Hirata

TR. Jeffrey Angles

poetry

Issue No. 3

Camera You take my sweet sleeping face You take my innocent smile You take my large breasts Even though...

Essay

March 2019

Dreaming Reasonably: on Jenny George

Rachael Allen

Essay

March 2019

In Neil Marshall’s 2005 horror film The Descent, a group of women go spelunking and become trapped deep underground...

poetry

April 2014

Lives of the Saints

Luke Neima

poetry

April 2014

‘I’m tending to this dead tree,’ he tells me. Last time he was rolling the hard rocks down into...

 

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