The Global Anthology: The Bahamas – Burundi

Image © Amanda Suarez
Image © Amanda Suarez
Stories from our Global Anthology: Bahamas – Bahrain – Bali – Bangladesh – Barbados – Belarus – Belgium – Belize – Benin – Bermuda – Bhutan – Bolivia – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Botswana – Brazil – Brunei – Bulgaria – Burkina Faso – Burundi

Keisha Lynne Ellis | Nassau Burning
Originally published on Adda Stories

Ali Al Jallawi | God After Ten O’Clock
Translated by Ayesha Saldanha | Originally published on Words Without Borders

Image © Amanda Suarez

Oka Rusmini | The Century Carver
Pamela Allen | Originally published on Words Without Borders

Taslima Nasreen | from Lajja
Translated by Anchita Ghatak | Excerpted on Live Mint courtesy of Penguin India

Simon Dolcy | Bullies
Originally published on St. Somewhere

Svetlana Alexievich | from Secondhand Time | Translated by Bela Shayevich
Excerpted by the Times Literary Supplement courtesy of Fitzcarraldo Editions

Christophe Van Gerrewey | Up to Date
Translated by David Colmer | Published for the European Union Prize for Literature

Kalilah Enríquez | An Unusual Canvas
Originally published on Shades of Red

Olympe Bhêly-Quenum | A Child in the Bush of Ghosts
Translated by Willfried Feuser | Originally published on author’s website

Adam Gauntlett | Trouble with the Mate
Originally appears in The Bermudian

Kunzang Choden | from The Circle of Karma
Originally published by Zubaan Books

Giovanna Rivero | An Imperfect Day
Translated by Kathy S. Leonard | Originally published on The Short Story Project

Miljenko Jergović | The Ideal Yugoslavian
Translated by Christina Pribichevich Zoric | Originally published on Sign and Sight

Siyanda Mohutsiwa | When You Sit on a Bench in Main Mall
Published on the author’s website

Daniel Galera | from The Shape of Bones
Translated by Alison Entrekin | Excerpted in The White Review courtesy of Penguin Press

Kathrina Haji Mohd Daud | I am a Bird
Originally published on ASEF culture360

Georgi Tenev | from Party Headquarters
Translated by Angela Rodel | Excerpted courtesy of Open Letter

Norbert Zongo | The Parachute Drop
Translated by Christopher Wise | Originally published on Socialist Stories

Karl-Chris R. Nsabiyumva | Mama
Originally published on This Burundian Life