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Wasafiri 93: Refuge


Issue 93: Spring 2018

Interviews with Karen McCarthy Woolf, Sophie Herxheimer

Essays on refuge, including those by Giles Duley, Margaret Toolan, Rod Edmond, Samantha Hudson, Sophie Mayer, Sian Norris, Suzi Feay, Meike Ziervogel, Lucy Popescu

Fiction by Julia Bell, Selma Dabbagh, Mireille Gansel

Poetry by Bidisha, Hassan Blasim, Olumide Popoola, Lisa Luxx, Saba Vasefi

Reviews: Olumide Popoola & Annie Holmes breach; Kim Schultz Three Days in Damascus: A Memoir; Rana Abdulfattah Tiger and Clay: Syria Fragments;

and more...



Volume 33, Issue 1 March 2018

Issue 93

Guest edited by Bidisha


Bidisha                                                            Editorial


Bidisha                                                            An Interview with Sophie Herxheimer           [ART PIECE]


Giles Duley                                                     I Can Only Tell You What My Eyes See


Bidisha                                                            An Interview with Karen McCarthy Woolf


Margaret Toolan                                             Seeking Asylum in France


Rod Edmond                                                  No Place to Go


Samantha Hudson                                           Detention and Destitution: The Asylum Journey in the UK


Sophie Mayer                                                  Denim


Sian Norris                                                      From 1938 to 2016: Two Refugee Crises Spanning History


Suzi Feay                                                        London: Insularity and Inclusion


Meike Ziervogel                                              One Story by Many Authors


Lucy Popescu                                                  A Country of Refuge


Selma Dabbagh                                               Focusing on Dispersal


Saba Vasefi                                                     Poem: Asylum


Hassan Blasim                                                Poem: A Refugee in the Paradise that is Europe

translated by Jonathan Wright


Lisa Luxx                                                        Poem: Al Waqt Al Aan


Bidisha                                                            Poem: Home


Olumide Popoola                                            Poem: Welcome to the (Calais) Jungle


Julia Bell                                                         Fiction: Trip Advisor


Selma Dabbagh                                               Fiction: Beirut-Paris-Beirut


Ros Schwartz                                                  Fiction: Mireille Gansel, Translation as Transhumance, translated and introduced by Ros Schwarz





Sarah Graham                                                 Calais Writers             Voices from the ‘Jungle’: Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp


Shazea Quraishi                                              David Herd & Anna Pincus (eds.) Refugee Tales: Volume II

Anna Johnson (ed) Refugees and Peacekeepers – A Patrician Press Anthology



Mend Meriwany                                              Kim Schultz Three Days in Damascus: A Memoir

Rana Abdulfattah Tiger and Clay: Syria Fragments


Annie Holmes                                                 Hala Alyan Salt Houses


Julia Bell                                                         Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel, trans. Jethro Soutar

The Gurugu Pledge


Laline Paull                                                     Olumide Popoola & Annie Holmes breach


Alice Troy-Donovan                                       Kwame Dawes and John Kinsella Speak from Here to There


Saieda Rouass                                                 Abdellatif Laâbi ed. André Naffis-Sahely Beyond the Barbed Wire


Nathalie Teitler                                               Nick Makoha Kingdom of Gravity

Jack Mapanje Greetings from Grandpa


Dzifa Benson                                                  Inua Ellams #Afterhours

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