J. Robert LennonIshion HutchinsonSigrid NunezDon Mee ChoiNao-cola YamazakiRick Barot & many others
DESTINATION: Douglas J. Weatherford on Juan Rulfo and Mexican Literature
"This year (2017) Mexico celebrates the centennial of Rulfo’s birth and it is my hope that English-language readers here will give this writer another look..."
VIDEO: Kim Garcia, George David Clark, Beth Ann Fennelly & Anna Lena Phillips Bell
Watch contributors from The Arkansas International's first and second issues read from their work and speak with editors at AWP 2017 in D,C,
INTERVIEW with Sholeh Wolpé
"I am a poet and writer who translates. Not the other way around. I translate because I believe literature has the power to bring people of different cultures and languages together.
DESTINATION: New York's Albertine Books
"What I really like is it doesn’t feel like a bookstore. Or it doesn’t feel commercial—it feels like a private library. So people feel invited to come and stay. It’s a kind of nest or heaven."
INTERVIEW with Polly Barton
"I liked the characters reoccurring in unexpected places, and the narrow path it treads between cohesion and total lack of it, piss-taking and poignancy.."
INTERVIEW with Sarah Gerard
"It’s important to remember that uncomfortable feelings can’t actually hurt us; that if we just sit with them, eventually the discomfort will pass."