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Circe Maia is the author of nine books of poetry. Her collected poems Circe Maia: Obra poética was published in Uruguay in 2011. Last year she was awarded the Delmira Agustini Medal of Art by Uruguayan President, José Mujica.
Jesse Lee Kercheval is the author of 12 books of fiction, memoir, and poetry and the editor of América invertida: an anthology of younger Uruguayan poets, forthcoming from the University of New Mexico Press.
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But I do miss the hymns, / the small, hard apples with their dimpled skin. I do miss / things.
The vast hinterlands of the Global South’s cities are generating new solidarities and ideas of what counts as a life worth living.
Protests in China are shining a light not only on the country’s draconian population management but restrictions on workers everywhere.