the Fall 2015 issue of Asymptote is out

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Dear Friends–

the Fall 2015 issue of Asymptote is out! Find our video trailer here .

We’re proud to feature never-before-published poetry by 2011 Griffin Prize winner Yves Bonnefoy, prizewinning fiction by Yasutaka Tsutsui of Paprika fame, interviews with Björk collaborator Sjón and Pessoa translator Richard Zenith, criticism by Ottilie Mulzet (2014 Best Translated Book Award), twitterature by Alberto Chimal, reportage from Argentina by CEMEX-FNPI award winner Leila Guerriero, a special feature on Hong Kong Poetry, our first work translated from the Uyghur, and so much more!

Also in our Fall 2015 issue, we’re thrilled to present new fiction by Aspekte-Literaturpreis winner Thomas Stangl, poems by Ursula Andkjær Olsen, drama by Romanian-French playwright, poet, and fiction writer Matéi Visniec,Gostan Zarian‘s lyrical 1921 memoir on Armenian identity and exile, and Nina Papaconstantinou‘s richly-textured “drawings with words.”

As always, our carefully selected mix of exclusive new work by today’s most distinguished writers and translators is available for free, along with archives back to 2011, on our website .



Asymptote Editor-at-Large for Romania & Moldova


Get transported with Asymptote‘s Fall 2015 issue (video trailer here) , featuring Griffin Prize-winning poet Yves Bonnefoy, Paprika author and sci-fi master Yasutaka Tsutsui, a millennia-spanning story in tweets by Alberto Chimal, exclusive interviews with Björk-collaborator Sjón and Pessoa-translator Richard Zenith, Leila Guerriero’s inquiry into the bones of Argentina’s not-so-distant past, as well as an exclusive showcase of Hong Kong poetry one year after the Umbrella Revolution. Don’t forget our $4,500 translation contest for emerging translators, judged by Michael Hofmann, Ottilie Mulzet, and Margaret Jull Costa (Deadline: Dec 15). Visit our blog for daily news on literature from around the globe, listen to our latest podcast, follow us on Facebook and Twitter, and please consider a donation! ​​


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