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Osama Alomar
Osama Alomar was born in Damascus, Syria, in 1968, and now lives in Chicago. He is the author of three collections of short stories and a volume of poetry. He is a regular contributor to various newspapers and journals within the Arab world. The Teeth of the Comb & Other Stories, excerpted here, will be published by New Directions in 2017.


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Don't Give Up the Fight

fiction

Issue No. 18

Osama Alomar

TR. C. J. Collins

fiction

Issue No. 18

  DON’T GIVE UP THE FIGHT   While cavorting in a field, the wild horse felt overjoyed to see a water hose flailing in...

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poetry

December 2012

Off-Season

Miles Klee

poetry

December 2012

As a boy I went on a strange vacation with a friend. His parents took us, I can’t remember why,...

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June 2014

Turning the Game Around

Daniel Galera

TR. Rahul Bery

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June 2014

Once upon a time there was – no, better: you are a thief who wanders through the cities and...

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Issue No. 14

In Search of the Dice Man

Emmanuel Carrère

TR. Will Heyward

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Issue No. 14

Towards the end of the 1960s, Luke Rhinehart was practicing psychoanalysis in New York, and was sick and tired...

 

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