Trafika Europe 6 - Arabesque

Books. Author photo by Jack Llewellyn-Karski.

The Physics of Sorrow by Georgi Gospodinov, translated from Bulgarian by Angela Rodel, is published by Open Letter Books, excerpted with permission. Author photo by D. Stoilpva. Oblivion by Sergei Lebedev, translated from Russian by Antonina W. Bouis, is forthcoming from New Vessel Press, excerpted with permission. The short story “Astragal” by Catherine McNamara is used with permission of the author. The novel Auricula © 2001 by Per Højholt, by agreement with Gyldendal Group Agency is excerpted and translated from Danish by Kerri Pierce, printed with permission. Poems by Vasyl Lozynsky translated from Ukrainian by Ostap Kin and Ali Kinsella, used with permission. The carpet image, “Oiling” (cover) appear courtesy of Faig Ahmed Studio. Many thanks to Clayton McKee, who assisted with this issue’s European-Arab focus, to Nandita Dhindsa (Sioveh Illustration) for her superb illustrations and layout design, and to the Pennsylvania State University for facilities and support.


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