The Goddess,
by Grete Tartler, translated by Adam J. Sorkin

Wired up to the lie detector, I confess: I lied that goddesses need magic accessories that makeup deepens the glance and the clothes reveal grandeur L’élégance sans nom de l’humaine armature leaving behind old tomes and dusty counsel for the happiness near at hand, near at heart: swimming in a drop of water : The … Continue reading The Goddess,
by Grete Tartler, translated by Adam J. Sorkin

Adam J. Sorkin

Adam J. Sorkin has translated more than forty-five books of contemporary Romanian literature, and his work has won the Poetry Society (U.K.) Corneliu M. Popescu Prize for European Poetry, among other awards. Recent books include The Book of Winter and Other Poems by Ion Mureșan; A Path to the Sea by Liliana Ursu, translated with … Continue reading Adam J. Sorkin

sam remembers the wedding at cana
by Nora Iuga

Translated from Romanian by Adam J. Sorkin and Diana Manole sam counts the passengers on the bus thinks of the twelve apostles notices that women were omitted adds them back it makes them twenty-four water becomes wine as at the wedding at cana he gets closer to paradise look at that empty lot where grass … Continue reading sam remembers the wedding at cana
by Nora Iuga