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Guernica, long time partner of Disquiet, has a killer special issue out, The Boundaries of Nations (including short fiction by Disquiet’s Jeff Parker!)
Dinaw Mengustu on his father’s Ethiopia and the ways in which imagination, memory, and politics converge in exile; Anna Ciezadlo visits Lesbos at the peak of the refugee crisis; Atossa Abrahamian on the buying and selling of passports and what it means to be from somewhere; author and activist Jasminko Halilović on growing up under siege in Sarajevo; director Jonas Carpignano on his film “Mediterranea”; Laura Kurgan in conversation with Bill Rankin on the politics of map-making; Rachel Price on contemporary Cuban art; fiction by Valeria Luiselli and Jeff Parker; poetry by Yosefa Raz and Aliah Lavonne Tigh.
I was inspired by Disquiet's excellent instructors, supportive peers, and gorgeous setting. It was a wonderful writing adventure. , Carolyn Kras
Disquiet is an audacious writing adventure, a heartfelt community, an opportunity for cross cultural understanding, an explosion of literary talent. If you are related to Portugal in any way (or want to be), you’ve found home. Elaine Ávila, 2015 Faculty
Disquiet is community, is learning from strangers, friends, in markets, cafes, museums, and bars. Disquiet is Lisbon, and the city colors every workshop and every meeting and meal. You don't ever want to leave. Stefan Kiesbye, 2015 Faculty