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ABSINTHE #20, our spotlight on Bosnia is available NOW. Absinthe 20 features great fiction by Miljenko Jergović, Semezdin Mehmedinović, Muharem Bazdulj, Karim Zaimović, Melina Kamerić, Nenad Veličković, Faruk Šehić, Ismet Prcic, Alma Lazarevska, Igor Štiks, Ajla Terzić, and Saša Stanišić, with an essay on the filmmaker Aida Begić, a review of Aleksandar Hemon’s Book of My Lives, and art by Aldin Popaja.

ABSINTHE #19 is available NOW. Absinthe 19 is a special issue focused on the literature and art of Turkey and features great poetry and prose by Ece Temelkuran, Gülten Akın, Gökçenur Ç., Seyhan Erozçelık, Sami Baydar, Güven Turan, Oğuz Atay, Bilge Karasu, Murathan Mungan, Mine Söğüt, Şebnem İşigüzel, Mehmet Yashin, Ahmet Büke, and Mustafa Ziyalan. In addition to our book, film, and music recommendations, the issue includes cover art and a portfolio by artist Gözde İlkin.

You can get ABSINTHE #18 NOW: The issue features a short play by Vlad Zografi, and poetry & prose by Marie-Claire Bancquart, Nichita Stanescu, Pia Tafdrup, Sladjan Lipovec, Marco Candida, Kristina Lugn, Hernan Migoya, Marko Pogacar, Iulian Ciocan, Jose Corredor-Matheos, Kamil Bouska, Jiri Brynda, and a brief intro to Galician literature featuring Xabier Cordal, Anton Lopo, Anxo Rei Ballesteros, and Manuel Rivas. In addition, we have communiqué’s from Copenhagen, Prague, Rome, and Helsinki, along with cover art and a portfolio by Cyril Kuhn.

Absinthe: New European Writing is a print journal featuring the best contemporary European writers. The journal includes poetry, prose, essays, interviews, book reviews, art, author photos, and more.

 Absinthe: New European Writing is published biannually in the spring and fall.

Absinthe: New European Writing is published by Absinthe Arts 21, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization.  Donations to Absinthe Arts 21 are tax-deductible and allow us to continue introducing great European literature in English translation.  You can make a donation to Absinthe Arts 21 by sending a check to the address above or by clicking on the button above.  Your support is appreciated!

Absinthe: New European Writing                           
P.O. Box 2297       
Farmington Hill, MI 48333

Dwayne David Hayes, Founding Editor

Jessica Bomarito, Coeditor

Read more about Absinthe: New European Writing in the Metro Times, Poets & Writers, The Oakland Press, and the Ann Arbor Paper.

Absinthe: New European Writing is available at many independent bookstores throughout the U.S.