By Lüsan Bıçakçı, translated by Donny Smith

The Poet Has Died

By Lüsan Bıçakçı, translated by Donny Smith


By Zachary Bos


By Chris Palmer

Home - a sketch

By Ekin Kurtdarcan

Display Case

By Andrew Bell

The Opinion of Poetry

By Omair Bhat

Silence of the Heart

By Yaqeen Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander

From a Panegyric

By Baki, translated by Selim Güngörürler

Elegy to Sultan Suleiman Khan (the Magnificent)

By Baki, translated by Selim Güngörürler


Review: The Caravan Moves On, Irfan Orga

By Luke Frostick

Review: & Silk & Love & Flame, Birhan Keskin

By Erica Eller

Review: Star Scarred, Perihan Mağden

By Luke Frostick

Notes From the Editors



Seeing Istanbul From Below:

An interview with Burhan Sonmez.

On Erich Auerbach in Istanbul: 

An interview with Dr. Geoffrey Green

On Turkish Poetry Today:

An interview with Mel Kenne, one of the editors of the collection Turkish Poetry Today 2017

Creative Non-fiction

Dramatic Escapes: The improbable story of Syria’s secret prison theatre

By Malek Daghestani, translated by Thomas Parker. 


By James Tressler


By Tayak Salinas


A Bitcoin Affair

By James Tressler

King of Hearts

By Sebnem Sanders

The Night

By Öznur Kutkan, translated by Vuslat D. Katsanis

A Routine

By Ryan Brennan


By Othman Nahhas 

The Kindness of Strangers

By Karen Petersen