Poets & Writers Articles








“Springtime in Tirana: Report from Literary Albania.” Poets and Writers Magazine. Aug. 2017.

“The Idea of Happiness: Report from Literary Denmark.” Poets & Writers Magazine. Mar./Apr. 2016: 24-34.

“Piazze and Pasquinades:  Report from Literary Rome.” Poets & Writers Magazine. Apr. 2015.

“The  Exiles: The Literary Life in Syria.”  Poets & Writers Magazine. Mar./Apr. 2014: 22-27.

“The  Revolution: The  Literary Life in Egypt.” Poets & Writers Magazine.  Mar./Apr. 2013: 23-28.

“Middle Eastern Rhythms: The Literary Life in Jordan.”  Poets & Writers Magazine. Mar./Apr. 2012:  23-33.

“The Final Curtain: The Literary Life in North Korea.” Poets & Writers Magazine. Nov./Dec. 2010:  21-27.

“The  Demilitarized Zone: The  Literary Life  in Vietnam.” Poets & Writers Magazine. Sept./Oct. 2009:  23-28.

“A New Genre in Chinese Fiction.”  Poets & Writers Magazine. Sept./Oct. 2009:  18+.

“North Korea Sentences American Journalists to Twelve Years.” Poets & Writers Online News Magazine. June 10, 2009.

“Beijing Stabbing Raises  Questions and Fears.” Poets & Writers Online News Magazine.  Feb. 18, 2009.

“Censored Stories: The  Literary Life  in Myanmar.” Poets & Writers Magazine. Nov./Dec. 2008:  23-28.

“Chinese Characters:  Report from Literary Beijing.” Poets & Writers Magazine. May/June 2008:  21-27.
“The Rising Fortunes of the  Beijing Expatriate Scene.”  Poets & Writers Online News Magazine May 2008.

"The Poets of Kabul: A Report from Literary Afghanistan." Poets & Writers Magazine. Nov./Dec. 2006: 21-25.

“A Distant  Episode:  In Tangier with Paul  Bowles.”  Poets & Writers Magazine. July/August 1999: 36-39.


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