The expanded Summer 2021 issue of World Literature Today foregrounds Palestine Voices in a cover feature showcasing 30 of the most prominent poets and writers from the West Bank, Gaza, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and the diaspora, guest-edited by Yousef Khanfar + poetry & fiction from Hong Kong, Hungary, and South Korea. At 128 pages, the issue is bursting at the seams with the best poetry, fiction, essays, interviews, and book reviews from all over the world!

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September 16, 2021
A pregnant woman standing in profile, mostly in silhouette, in front of a draped window
Arao Ameny
““The Mothers,’ by Arao Ameny, is less of a poem and more of an offering, a wanting; here is a space where the speaker has aptly placed two separate groups of mothers—those who have lost sons and daughters due to police brutality,...
September 15, 2021
Poet Chase Twitchell juxtaposed with the cover to her book, Things As It Is
Chard deNiord
“That’s probably why so many people think poetry is ‘difficult’—it asks us to use a part of the mind, clearly alive and well in children, that atrophies if not nurtured.” - Chase Twichell

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