At the internationales literaturfestival berlin in 2019, the versatile novelist talked about his transnational life and his transplanetary work, from aliens to alienation.
Thank you to everyone who participated and watched our live-streamed virtual festival celebrating our 10-year anniversary and the publication of SAND #21. If you missed it, you can still watch replays of the segments on YouTube for a limited time, here. You can see the programme and some highlights of the weekend’s events here.
“Archaeology of Water and Air”
This issue marks ten years of SAND and ushers in our “year of archaeology” with new discoveries and excavated favourites from the past decade.
Cover: Morgan Stokes, “Nude Woman I” (detail), 2020
Design by Dimitris Gkikas
SAND #21 Trailer
A prose poem series by Tammy Lai-Ming Ho responding to images of the Hong Kong protests by local independent photojournalists.
Irenosen Okojie on writing, diversity in publishing, and her new short story collection Speak Gigantular.
Ahead of the issue’s launch, we asked a selection of SAND #20 contributors from around the world about the controversial literary works that have influenced their writing and art.
Elizabeth Metzger Sampson is Executive Director of the Chicago Poetry Center. Guest contributor Emily Bieniek interviewed her about translation, Arabic, her Franco-German roots, and literary education.
Members of the SAND team recommend some of their favorite works in nonfiction, from dinosaurs to desire to the Arctic Circle.