World Literature Today’s spring issue, “Redreaming Dreamland,” reflects on the centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Also, a special section on Chinese migrant workers’ literature. Essays, poetry, fiction, & interviews + reviews of new books by Najwan Darwish, Cixin Liu, Olga Tokarczuk, and dozens more. Cover art by Greenwood Art Project artist Ebony Iman Dallas.

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June 10, 2021
A bronze statuary of a man
Kebir Ammi
“I took an oath / To build / On the faces of the missing / On their foreheads / With their tears / On a field of ruins // I always sit / On this stone / When I tire of walking / When all around me dead voices and tears echo,” fro...
June 9, 2021
A detail of the cover to The Kolkata Cadence: Contemporary Kolkata Poets
Dustin Pickering
Dustin Pickering reviews a recent collection of verse from Kolkata poets. “Poetry is an omniscient force within nature; it is the poet’s desires that render it accessible.”

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