Selma Yonus

Selma M. Yonus (b 1971, Iraq) is a poet, author and journalist resident in Stavanger. Since 2010, Yonus has published three poetry collections and two prose books, all in Arabic. […]

Ghayath Almadhoun

Ghayath Almadhoun is a Palestinian-Syrian poet born in Damascus in 1979 who settled in Stockholm in 2008. He has published four poetry collections in Arabic and his work has been translated... more

Maithreyi Karnoor

Maithreyi Karnoor (b.1983) is a poet and writer, and translates into English literature from Kannada. She was born in Hubli and raised in Mudhol. Growing up in this small town in […]

Nhã Thuyên

Nhã Thuyên writes, translates, edits books and sometimes organizes literary events. She has authored several books of poetry, short fiction and books for children. Her poetry book words breathe,... more

Sigurbjörg Þrastardóttir

Sigurbjörg Þrastardóttir (Iceland, 1973) is the author of eight poetry collections, two novels and several staged plays. Amongst her publications is the poetry cycle Blysfarir (Torch Marches),... more

Davit Gabunia

Davit Gabunia (Georgia, 1982) is an award-winning playwright, novelist and translator. His plays have been produced at the Royal District Theatre, Rustaveli National Theatre in Tbilisi and theatres... more

Steffan Donnelly

Steffan Donnelly (United Kingdom, 1990) is a theatre-maker, writer, and actor. Steffan’s plays, My Body Welsh and My People are published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. Current projects include a... more

Shalim M Hussain

Shalim M Hussain is a poet, translator and rights activist from Assam who is completing his PhD at Jamia Milia Islamia University in New Delhi. His first book of poems Betelnut […]

Rasha Abbas

The Berlin-based Syrian short story writer Rasha Abbas was born in 1984 in Latakia and grew up in Damascus where she studied journalism at the university. She was forced into […]

Selja Ahava

Selja Ahava (1974) is an fiction author and scriptwriter. Her debut novel was awarded the Laila Hirvisaari Prize in 2010. Her second book, Taivaalta tippuvat asiat (Things that Fall from the Sky)... more