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Literary Parlor: Theodozia Zarivna, Ukrainian author

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In this new Literary Parlor, Svetlana Lachovkina interviews renowned Ukrainian author Theodozia Zarivna to discuss her craft, the differences between novels, poetry and theatre among other things. Finally, she also shares four of her poems, translated by Svetlana into English.

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A Literary Retrospective: Baldwin’s Go Tell It on the Mountain

Raja-Léon Hamann starts his new article series on the novels of James Baldwin with the author's earliest work, "Go Tell It on the Mountain," diving deep into the work's themes of motherhood and transgenerational struggles.

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Lockdown poetry: Trip to the Späti

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A shot of Späti-inspired nostalgia and poetry for our readers sharing in the woes and boredom of lockdown life (among snowflakes here). #ApartTogether #Flockdown

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Carbon: a crazy Donetsk ride at our virtual open mic

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LeipGlo is very happy to share here an excerpt from "Carbon," a new, exciting, hybrid piece of literature by accomplished writer Svetlana Lachovkina, creator of our Literary Parlor column. She headlines our next open mic, online, Feb 19.

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“When Dad was still alive” – a poem

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LeipGlo's Ana shares her new poem "When Dad was still alive" which she wrote during the pandemic. This personal yet global piece of poetry intertwines Ana's unique point of view with our global crises and traumas.

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Literary Parlor: Zachariah Rapola

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In our first Literary Parlor column of 2021, Svetlana sat down with South African author Zachariah Rapola to talk about his writing process, his influences and his two most recent works.

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