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The Global Anthology: The Sahrawi Republic – Syria

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Updated: 2 October 2017
Stories from our Global Anthology: Sahrawi Republic – Saint Kitts and Nevis – Saint Lucia – Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Samoa – San Marino – São Tomé and Príncipe – Saudi Arabia – Scotland – Senegal – Serbia – Seychelles – Sierra Leone – Singapore – Slovakia – Slovenia – Solomon Islands – Somalia – Somaliland – South Africa – South Korea – South Sudan – Spain – Sri Lanka – Sudan – Suriname – Swaziland – Sweden – Switzerland – Syria

Bahia Mahmud Awah | How My Grandfather Almost Starved to Death
Translated by Dorothy Odartey-Wellington | Originally published on Culture Trip via Savanah Review

 Carol Mitchell | The Soup
Originally published on St. Somewhere
 Juelle P Cadette | Grapefruit at $5
Originally published on the author’s website
Cecil Browne | The Moon Is Following Me
Originally published on Matador
Albert Wendt | A Descendent on the Mountain
Originally published by University of Hawaiʻi Press
Roberto Monti | ‘He, I Say, He’ or ‘A Flash of Black Light’
Translated by Ariel Zambenedetti | Originally published by Culture Trip
Conceição Lima | The Tale of the Sorceress
Translated by Amanda Hopkinson  | Originally published on Words Without Borders
Mohammed Hasan Alwan | Oil Field
Translated by Peter Clark  | Originally published on The Guardian
 Paul McQuade | Beneath the Atlas
Originally published on Little Fiction
Boubacar Boris Diop | from The Knight and His Shadow
Translated by Alan Furness | Originally published by Michigan State University Press
Darko Tuševljaković | from The Chasm
Translated by Randall A. Major and Ema Pandrc | Excerpted for the European Union Prize For Literature
Antoine Abel | from Dry Coco
Translated by Simon Leser | Excerpted on Culture Trip courtesy of L’Harmattan Editions
Olufemi Terry | Stickfighting Days
Originally published on Chimurenga
Yu-Mei Balasingamchow | Fits and Starts
Originally published on Adda Stories
Jana Beňová | from Seeing People Off
Translated by Janet Livingstone | Originally published on Asymptote
Jasmin Frelih | from In/Half
Translated by Jason Blake | Excerpted for the European Union Prize for Literature
 Julian Maka’a | The Confession
Originally published by Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific
Abdul Adan | Old Ibren
Originally published on African Writing Online
Abdi Latif Ega | from Guban
Originally published on Warscapes
Masande Ntshanga | from The Reactive
Excerpted on Vice courtesy of Two Dollar Radio
Read our interview with Masande Ntshanga here

Han Yujoo | Lament | Translated by Janet Hong
Extracted by Words Without Borders courtesy of Tilted Axis Press


 Edward Eremugo Luka | Independence Day
Originally published on Warscapes
Agustín Fernandez Mallo | from Nocilla Dream | Translated by Thomas Bunstead
Excerpted on Quarterly Conversation courtesy of Fitzcarraldo Editions
 Appadurai Muttulingam | Horoscopes
Translated by Padma Narayanan | Originally published on Words Without Borders
Leila Aboulela | Missing Out
Originally published on Granta
Ellen Ombre | Shreds
Translated by David Colmer | Originally published on Words Without Borders
 Mark Mngomezulu | You Want to See More?
Originally published on author’s blog
 Jonas Hassen Khemiri | Control Alt. Delete
Translated by Rebecca Delgado | Originally published by Five Dials
Peter Weber | Fish Television
Translated by Anne Posten | Originally published on Words Without Borders

Osama Alomar | The Dog and the Nation
Translated by C. J. Collins | Excerpted on Vice courtesy of New Directions