of the MILKWEED AWARD
By Raymond Ramcharitar
They say and we echo in our
tourist brochures: "Explore your fascination with primitivism on the fringes
of the heart of darkness."
Señor de Qoyllur Rit’i
“I deal in women, especially young ones,”
I said. “Young chicks. Young ass.”
By Viviana O'Connell
Translated by Mariana Regalado
We know which are the easiest prey.
We don't care if they are married. What woman can lament the loss
of such fickle beings.
A Welcome from our
Latin American Editor
By Dana De
Instead of “to articulate is to create”
as found in the Graeco-Roman tradition, Islam operates on the principle,
“to create is to articulate.”
Ahmed Ali has the dignity of one who knows
deep in his core that he is a day late and an idea short, yet refuses to
Non-governmental organizations preoccupied
with grabbing and holding turf end up focusing on the means to the neglect
of the ends.
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