Fiction, News

Listen: Maya Abu al-Hayyat’s ‘The Gap’

In celebration of Women in Translation Month (#WiTMonth), Comma Press has shared author Maya Abu al-Hayyat reading her short story “The Gap” in the original Arabic as well as in Yasmine Seale’s English translation.

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Fiction, Iraq

New Short Fiction: ‘The Awakened Memory’ by Salima Saleh

“I remember another waterfall—how we left the dirt road and walked down towards the shore. Clear water flowing over the pebbles deepened in the middle of the river, so that leaving the shore became an adventure, and made the small island packed with trees appear distant, despite how close it actually was.”

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