Category Archive: Travel Writing

THE ZENNOR ROAD

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Inspired by Jon Day’s concept of “cyclogeography”, this mini-series, published to coincide with the 2017 Tour de France, features writing that uses the bike to explore literature, landscape, history, and myth. By Henry… Continue reading

THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RACE

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Inspired by Jon Day’s concept of “cyclogeography”, this mini-series, published to coincide with the 2017 Tour de France, features writing that uses the bike to explore literature, landscape, history, and myth. By Ricky… Continue reading

ISLANDS HAVE NOT ALWAYS BEEN ISLANDS: Cycling Europe in the Summer of Brexit

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Inspired by Jon Day’s concept of “cyclogeography”, this mini-series, published to coincide with the 2017 Tour de France, features writing that uses the bike to explore literature, landscape, history, and myth. By Mark… Continue reading

DETROIT: THE COMPOSITE CITY

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By Andrew Lees These days a Sunday afternoon in “The D” does not differ too much from a run-of-the-mill Monday morning. A few beaten up jalopies and corroded trucks glide Downriver on the… Continue reading

AN EXCERPT FROM CATRIONA KNAPMAN’S EDINBURGH FRINGE SHOW ‘OUT ON THE WORLD’

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CATRIONA KNAPMAN is a Scottish writer and human rights worker. Originally from Glasgow she has lived in eight countries in four continents over the past ten years. She currently works on land and… Continue reading

READS OF THE YEAR 2015: Rebecca DeWald

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Timothy Egan, The Good Rain: Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific Northwest (Vintage, 1990) In 2015, I was lucky enough to be able to embark on a road trip, beginning in Vancouver… Continue reading

BY-PASSING CHILE: Alejandro Zambra’s ‘My Documents’, translated by Megan McDowell

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Editor Rebecca DeWald travelled to Argentina and took books of and about Argentine literature with her, a literature which is receiving more and more attention in English at the moment. In this thread,… Continue reading

ARGENTINA’S CRÓNICAS: RODOLFO WALSH’S OPERATION MASSACRE AND PATRICIO PRON’S MY FATHERS’ GHOST IS CLIMBING IN THE RAIN

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Editor Rebecca DeWald travelled to Argentina and took books of and about Argentine literature with her, a literature which is receiving more and more attention in English at the moment. In this thread,… Continue reading

FATE, COINCIDENCE, LIFE ITSELF – An Interview with Beth Fowler on translating Iosi Havilio

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Editor Rebecca DeWald travelled to Argentina and took books of and about Argentine literature with her, a literature which is receiving more and more attention in English at the moment. In this thread,… Continue reading

FINDING BORGES: TWO COMPANIONS

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Editor Rebecca DeWald travelled to Argentina and took books of and about Argentine literature with her, a literature which is receiving more and more attention in English at the moment. In this thread,… Continue reading

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