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M. T. Anderson wins Booklist Editors’ Choice



DISQUIET ’16 Faculty M. T. Anderson wins Booklist Editors’ Choice Books for Youth 2015 “Top of the List—Youth Nonfiction”! Check out Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad on Booklist!

Guernica Special Issue: The Boundaries of Nations



Guernica, long time partner of Disquiet, has a killer special issue out, The Boundaries of Nations (including short fiction by Disquiet’s Jeff Parker!)

Check it out!

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.

A Manner of Being is out!



A Manner of Being: Writers on Their Mentors is out! Edited by Disquiet’s Jeff Parker and Annie Liontas, featuring essays by Disquiet Faculty and Guests Arthur Rickydoc Flowers, Stefan Kiesbye, Noy Holland, Mary Gaitskill, Tayari Jones, Scott Laughlin, Adam Levin, Sam Lipsyte, George Saunders, Deb Olin Unferth, Rui Zinc… the list goes on!