Hilary Plum on Ghassan Zaptan’s The Silence That Remains
Bill Carty on the poetry of A.E. Stallings
There is only one hour / Only one hour / The cold hour
On August 29th, New Directions will publish the first complete, chronological English translation of Fernando Pessoa’s The Book of Disquiet. In celebration of this event, we’re featuring three excerpts from Pessoa’s book, as well as an interview with translator Margaret Jull Costa and an essay on the book’s publication.
Rick VanderKnyff on Fernando Pessoa’s The Book of Disquiet
by Rick VanderKnyff | Contributing Writer
Jay Aquinas Thompson on Valerie Mejer Caso’s This Blue Novel
the sky—a womb stung / by countless golden bees.
Strange shadows are everywhere / and everywhere there are traps.
“Do you know what / you are when your eyes are shut”