Disquiet 2020 Faculty Maaza Mengiste’s new novel THE SHADOW KING received a review in the NYT which ends: “…for once, all this grandeur, all this grace, is in the service of a tale of a woman, Hirut, as indelible and compelling a hero as any I’ve read in years. This novel made me feel pity and fear, and more times than is reasonable, gave me goose bumps. Reading it was like this: In the middle of battle, tortured by the thought of Kidane’s endless power over her, Hirut suddenly loses her fear of death. She runs toward the Italian Army, taps at her own chest, and says: Boom.” Read more here!
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2019 Faculty Camille Bordas’s new story, “The Presentation on Egypt” in The New Yorker is killer!
Disquiet’s own Christopher Cerf is the Cultural Icon continuing Dr. Seuss’s Legacy
You won’t be able to escape number 18…
Check out Vogue’s recommendations for sightseeing while in Portugal!
Can’t go wrong with number one…
The New York Times writes about Lisbon’s iconic patterned pavements!
Disquiet Faculty Erica Dawson has been touring for her new book, WHEN RAP SPOKE STRAIGHT TO GOD. She wrote a poem about it and here it is on PBS!
This year’s Quiet Residency is so thrilled to have Ocean Vuong as our writer in residence! Check out Ocean’s piece in The New Yorker we particularly loved.
Jenny Offill, author of DEPT. OF SPECULATION, and Disquiet Fiction Faculty, shares links to five things she’s thinking about and loving in Granta.