Warscapes Articles

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...
February 5, 2016
Author's Preface What is truth? Who can tell what happened and why? These are questions we confront everyday of our lives, particularly in...
January 28, 2016
Their life in Belgium already seemed like something that happened to someone else. Sometimes, Agu and Prosperous spoke of it, not of...
August 14, 2015
Sri Lanka, 2009: Reflections on Eastern Muslim Survival at the Close of the War May 2009 marked the end of nearly thirty years of civil war...
March 23, 2015
There are fields beyond. The world there obeys / The living Word; names, numbers do for this. / The grave’s cross, the grave’s grass, the...
February 3, 2015
The Maoist rebels entered Khaireni after dinnertime. The dim filament lights that dangled from veranda roofs turned off one by one as the...

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