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Benjamin Markovits
BENJAMIN MARKOVITS grew up in Texas, London and Berlin. He is the author of seven  novels: The Syme Papers, Either Side of Winter, Imposture, A Quiet Adjustment, Playing Days, Childish Loves and, most recently, You Don't Have to Live Like This. He has published essays, stories, poetry and reviews on subjects ranging from the Romantics to American sports in the Guardian, Granta, The Paris Review and The New York Times, among other publications. He lives in London and teaches creative writing at Royal Holloway, University of London.

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Immigrant Freedoms

feature

September 2015

Benjamin Markovits

feature

September 2015

My grandmother, known to us all as Mutti, caught one of the last trains out of Gotenhafen before the Russians came in 1945. She...

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poetry

November 2012

Mr Minotaur

Simon Pomery

poetry

November 2012

Hey Mr Minotaur, so red, so neatly hunchbacked on account of your thick neck, ready to headbutt victims to...

poetry

November 2013

Archaeology: Five Miniatures

Abdelfattah Kilito

TR. Clare Finburgh

TR. Marina Warner

poetry

November 2013

Painting Adam has just tasted the forbidden fruit; he has bitten into the apple and he’s condemned to roll...

fiction

January 2016

Forgetting: Chang'e Descends to Earth, or Chang'e Escapes to the Moon

Li Er

TR. Annelise Finegan Wasmoen

fiction

January 2016

Source Material   Her story is widely known. At first she stayed in heaven, then she followed a man...

 

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