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Nafissa Thompson-Spires
Nafissa Thompson-Spires earned a PhD in English from ­­­­Vanderbilt University and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from ­­­­­­the University of Illinois. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Los Angeles Review of Books QuarterlyStoryQuarterly, Lunch Ticket and The Feminist Wire, among other publications. She is a 2016 participant of the Callaloo Writer’s Workshop, a 2017 Tin House workshopee and a 2017 Sewanee Writer's Conference Stanley Elkin Scholar. Her collection Heads of the Colored People will be published in 2018.

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The Necessary Changes Have Been Made

Fiction

November 2017

Nafissa Thompson-Spires

Fiction

November 2017

Though he had theretofore resisted the diminutive form of his name, in his new office, Randolph felt, for the first time, like a Randy....

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Prize Entry

April 2016

Oh Whistle and

Uschi Gatward

Prize Entry

April 2016

God has very particular political opinions – John le Carré     M is whizzing round the Cheltenham Waitrose,...

feature

Issue No. 4

Tibetan Kitsch

Evan Harris

feature

Issue No. 4

I first glimpsed the Potala Palace behind the bending legs of a prostitute. She swayed, obscuring a vista of...

poetry

November 2015

Two Poems

Ko Un

TR. Brother Anthony of Taizé

TR. Lee Sang-Wha

poetry

November 2015

Kim Geung-Ryeol   During the Japanese colonial period he attended Japan’s Military Academy, became squadron leader in the Japanese...

 

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