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40 Years of Wasafiri in 2024

2024 is Wasafiri's 40th anniversary year, and in it we will be showcasing the best of Wasafiri, as well as reflecting on our history, the literary industry, and possibilities for our shared futures.

Wasafiri 117: 'The State of the Industry'

In this issue, you will meet the 2023 Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize winners, and read an exceptional line-up of interviews, with Alexander Chee and Isabel Waidner, Margo Jefferson, and Elaine Castillo, as well as a lead feature from Jen Calleja and new poetry from Meena Kandasamy and Andrés N Ordorica.

Wasafiri 118: ‘Abolitions – Writing Against Abandonment’

Issue 118 is guest edited by Farhaana Arefin and Dr Abeera Khan. This special issue explores the work of those organising against the degradation of life under racial capitalism from India to Lebanon, Palestine to France. Writing is offered as a tool for liberation, with language as resistance to enforced isolation for incarcerated people, and translation as a tool for building solidarity across borders.

Wasafiri 119: Futurisms – 40th Anniversary Issue

Wasafiri 119 will be our 40th anniversary issue, on futures and futurisms. Featuring an impressive line-up of writers from Irenosen Okojie to Preti Taneja, as well as some of the most exciting new voices in fiction, poetry, and academia, the issue reflects on Wasafiri’s history of imagining possible futures into existence, and looks at who is doing this work with us now.

Wasafiri 120: ‘Armenia(n)s’

We close 2024 with a special issue, ‘Armenia(n)s’, guest edited by Tatevik Ayvazyan and Naneh V Hovhannisyan. This timely issue contains literary output created by a reeling community in the aftermath of the political and very human shocks of war in 2020 and – as the issue is being produced – in 2023.

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