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Author Lucy Ferriss Answers our Questions

Author, professor, tennis player, musician, Lucy Ferriss, graciously agreed to answer questions about her work and travels. She offers reading recommendations, gives advice on how to live abroad, and much more. Thank you to the author for taking the time to answer questions and her insightful, thought-provoking answers.

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Issue 3 Poetry

as long as you want

K. Eltinaé is a Sudanese poet of Nubian descent, raised internationally as a third culture kid. His work has been translated into Arabic, Greek, Farsi, and Spanish and has appeared in World Literature Today, The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human: Many Muslim Worlds (Penguin), The African American Review, About Place Journal, Muftah, among others.

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Bruised

Hibah Shabkhez is a writer of the half-yo literary tradition, an erratic language-learning enthusiast, a teacher of French as a foreign language and a happily eccentric blogger from Lahore, Pakistan. Her work has previously appeared in Petrichor, Remembered Arts, Rigorous, Lunate, With Painted Words, The Dawntreader and a number of other literary magazines. Studying life, languages and literature from a comparative perspective across linguistic and cultural boundaries holds a particular fascination for her.

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news

Cover Photo Contest

We are seeking images for our summer 2020 issue, including a $50 spot on the cover. All entries will be considered for inclusion in the issue. To enter please tag/follow us on Instagram @foreignliterary, tag two friends and #FLJcover by June 15th. Winners will be notified by DM. An ideal entry will provide written text that accompanies […]

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Open Call for Submissions

We are now seeking fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews, and–a new addition–visual media (art and photography) for our summer 2020 issue. We are also open to photo stories and mixed media. Please query us at submissions@foreignlit.com. Please send us your work by June 15th. Also, we are now offering a (small) payment. As always, the theme […]

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Two Poems

by John C. Mannone

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creative nonfiction

An American’s Babushka, R.I.P.

by Wallace Kaufman

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fiction Issue 3 Fiction short story

Concorde

By Lucy Ferriss

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fiction Issue 2 Fiction short story

Day of Rock

by Mark Halpern

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Issue 2 Poetry poetry

Languish

By Julia Gardner