Warscapes Articles

May 27, 2020
I miss the night. I long for its nocturnal freedom. The cover of the twinkle and sparkle of the stellar blanket. Before you think that I...
April 19, 2020
Valérie Gruhn's compelling "Ebola Journal" from a February 2019 deployment treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was...
February 9, 2020
I feel like an imposter. Out of place and exposed. Monsoon-like rains have subsided and the dry season air is thick and balmy in Monrovia,...
April 7, 2019
I like shrinks, she said, chuckling, her face twitching. She should know. For over two years now, she has been in the care of an alienist...
June 22, 2018
Valérie Gruhn was an emergency room nurse with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) near Mosul, Iraq, from March to June...
September 19, 2017
“I must eat a decent meal today!” Ahmed Suk Suk said to himself, as he woke up and sat on the bed. “I haven’t had some warm food with salt...
September 26, 2016
I The mother, in short tight clothes, smudgy-eyed and lank-haired, wasted from taking more than her usual count of men, and, smiling a wry...
July 11, 2016
After being a refugee for five years, Johnny returns to Juba, South Sudan on the day of its independence. But his homecoming is marred by...
June 28, 2016
It was a winter night when I sat in a café with four friends and heard on the news that Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, president of Tunisia, had...
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MV Bill
May 31, 2016
By walkie-talkie Bolha passed the order along to his managers: “Look alive there! It’s one bundle for Sergeant Gonçalves’s squad, two for...
February 29, 2016
Chris Abani is easily one of most important voices in literature today. He has published over a dozen books and is the recipient of the PEN...

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