Web Exclusives

  • Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia
    In this story written in response to current events in Malaysia, a writer confronts the doppelgänger intended to silence her political speech. The Petronas Towers in Malaysia. Photo by carlosgvila/Pixabay Maya Chin,...
  • Voyager
    The Voyager Space Probe passing Jupiter. Image generated with Celestia; 3D model by ElChristou  Beginning with the Voyager space launch and moving through explorations of touch, Hungarian writer Zsolt Láng examines...
  • Roasted Lover Thighs illustration by Marla Johnson
    Illustration by Marla Johnson In this page from his cookbook, one of most original writers in the Hungarian language imagines an unexpected solution for the unfaithful husband. Rózsika Baly’s cookbook instructs us that, if we...
  • Gasp graffiti on side of a rail car. Photo by Cranky Messiah/Flickr
    Photo by Cranky Messiah/Flickr                                                             If you don’t gasp, find somewhere else to live.– Vladimir Ivanovich Dal  I knew that editors were the bane of the human race, but...
  • Tahel Frosh. Photo by Alon Porat
    Tahel Frosh. Photo by Alon Porat הרי ספרד אֲנִי כּוֹתֶבֶת אֶת מַה שֶּׁלֹּא יִתָּכֵן כִּי יֵשׁ מִי שֶׁמְּדַבְּרִים עַל כֶּסֶף בְּאִינְטִימִיוּת מִי שֶׁמַּעֲבִירִים בִּזְרָמִים חוּשָׁנִיִּים כֶּסֶף שֶׁלְּעוֹלָם לֹא אֲקַבֵּל וַאֲנִי מַקְשִׁיבָה...
  • Ranxerox
    After meeting at a short-fiction conference, Adnan Mahmutović and Lucy Durneen began talking to one another about his childhood love of comics and his efforts to preserve them during the Bosnian War (1992–95). Durneen encouraged Mahmutović to...
  • The Firebird by Saikat Majumdar
    In late-twentieth-century India, a boy whose mother is a stage actress grows up in a traumatic relationship with a viscerally compelling but dying art form—commercial theatre.  The sprawling stone turrets of the temple spread out against...
  • Ronit Matalon. Photo by Shay Ignatz.
    Ronit Matalon/Photo by Shay Ignatz Editorial note: An abbreviated version of the following essay appears in the May 2015 print edition of WLT. Who is Ronit Matalon? An Israeli fiction writer, essayist, and literary critic, as a...
  • Sapling
    Photo by Pink Sherbet Photography All my being is a dark verse that repeats you to the dawn of unfading flowering and growth. I conjured you in my poem with a sigh and grafted you to water, fire, and trees. Perhaps life is a long avenue a...
  • Moniru Ravanipour. Photo by Aaron Mayes
    To accompany Omid Fallahazad’s interview with Ravanipour that appears in the March 2015 print edition, the Feminist Press has generously granted WLT permission to reprint the title story from The Shipwrecked: Contemporary Stories...

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