Monthly Archives: June 2013

Qais Akbar Omar interviewed by The Economist

Qais Akbar Omar (Fiction, 2015) is interviewed today at The Economist’s Prospero literary blog. From the interview: WHEN the Taliban were forced out of Kabul in 2001, life began once again for Qais Akbar Omar. He helped rebuild the family carpet business, became an interpreter for the United Nations, worked on a Dari-language production of […]

Rebekah Stout in Slate

We’re excited to report that Rebekah Stout (Poetry 2010)’s poem “This Horse” has been published on Slate’s website! You can read the poem and listen to Rebekah read it here. Rebekah Stout is the assistant poetry editor at Slate and a lecturer in poetry at Boston University. She is the winner of the 2009 Poetry […]