842 Dongba RD, 6-B, Chaoyang, Beijing, PRC

by Erica Plouffe Lazure

A Fable

by Khanh Ha

A Month in the Tropics

by Donna Miscolta

A Royal Visit

by Wayne Sullins

Abject Men

by Michael X. Wang


by Genevieve Yim

Ah Yap Hot and Cold Drinks

by Daryl Wei Jie Lim

All We Know Of

by Sharmini Aphrodite

And in Your Eyes, it Looks Like …

by Kimarlee Nguyen

Appeasing Kali

by Debra Moffitt

As Told By A Fox

by Xie Shi Min

At King's Circle, The Woman Gets Down

by Saranyan BV

Barangay Super Bowl

by Charles Hayes


by YZ Chin


by Sushma Joshi

Blue Lotus

by Isabelle Li

Broken Numbers

by Sharon Hashimoto

Catching Iguanas

by Shivani Sivagurunathan

Class Act

by Peter Phillips

Coming of Age

by Caitlin Militello

Crossing Over

by Gwen Florio

Cutting Down The Sway

by J.A. Tyler

Dorothy's Song

by Margaret Hui Lian Lim


by Angelo B. Ancheta

Ellora Caves

by Sharmistha Mohanty

Excerpts from Solitary Love Letters

by Yuan Qiongqiong, translated by Kevin Hsu

Faces from the Earth

by L.M. Magalas

Freezing Time

by Murli Melwani

Getting Here

by Henry Wei Leung

Glory Be To The Father

by Kyra Ballesteros

Happy and Glorious

by Peter John Humphreys

Harry Cherry Tomatoe

by Xenia Taiga


by Michelle Tudor


by Drew Calvert


by John David Harding

In the Flesh

by Nicolette Wong

Incident on Abiko Street

by Mark Crimmins


by John Givens


by Sreedhevi Iyer

Kavala--a Junction

by Nirmala Pillai

Kehena Beach

by Thaddeus Rutkowski


by William Kimzey

Leaving Shanghai

by Diana Louise Kwok

Life is Awesome

by Thaila Ramanujam

Love Story

by Kimarlee Nguyen

Manuel Santo Earns Fifty Cents

by E.K. Entrada

Market Guy

by Marco Yan

Men of the Garúa

by Rosebud Ben-Oni

Mist on the Jungle

by William Peskett

My Bhua

by Hema S. Raman

Naked Emperors in the Big Bastard

by Gabriel Jensen Bloch

New Baby

by Tai Dong Huai

On Fridays

by Robert Raymer

On Tromalin Island

by Sarah Bower

Once in a Blue Moon

by Durjoy Ghosh


by Christopher Luppi


by O Thiam Chin

People Are Fundamental (以人為本)

by Tom Mangione

Pink Virgins of KFC

by Royston Tester

Rising River

by Sim Wai Chew

Royal Purple

by Fatima Lim-Wilson


by Han Dong, translated from the Chinese and introduced by Nicky Harman


by Stefani Kuo

Shanghai Stereotype #3

by Kok-Meng Tan


by Diana Louise Kwok

Snow Romance

by Gun G. Ayurzana, translated from the Mongolian by the author and Matthew Davis

Soft Coral, Sinking Pearl

by Matthew R. Loney

Song for Chongwenmen

by Kaitlin Solimine

Stone Fruit

by David William Hill

Sushi Goat's Gruff

by Peabody Winston


by Surajit Chakravarty


by Clara Chow

The Bat Whisperer

by Shivani Sivagurunathan

The Bonsai Garden

by Dorothy Place

The Colour of Light

by Kristy Joe

The Cowherd and The Weaver Girl

by Zhou Tingfeng

The Disappearance

by Yew Leong Lee

The Dublin Studio Portrait

by Ram Govardhan

The Earth that Stands Before Us

by Elizabeth Weinberg

The Fox Princess

by Grace Andreacchi

The Gardener

by Mag Tan

The Ghost in The Mirror

by Robert Abel

The Glass Cadaver

by Shirley Shao

The Killing

by Nirmala Pillai

The Last Blog and Testament of the Shui Gui

by Phillip Donnelly

The Last Of The Mohicans, The Dream Of Orson Welles And The Coming Of The Martians

by Philip John

The Last Resident

by Helena Hu

The Lodger

by Balvinder Banga

The Lost Land

by Lawrence Pun, translated by Michael Judd

The Old Man

by Nicolette Wong

The Pen

by Alzo David-West

The Perfect Poem

by Vineetha Mokkil

The Poet and the Moon

by Xie Shi Min

The Skin is the Enemy

by Nikesh Murali

The Smell of Fresh Grass

by Ken Kamoche

The Subcontinent Pride

by Janet McClaskey

The Uninvited Guest

by Cathy Adams

The Whole Story of a Tugboat Driver On Suzhou River

by Michael X. Wang

This Side of the World

by Alka Khushalani


by Larry Lefkowitz

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