The third literary anthology in the series that has been called 'ambitious' (O Magazine) and 'strikingly international' (Boston Globe), Freeman's: Home, continues to push boundaries in diversity and scope, with stunning new pieces from emerging writers and literary luminaries alike.
Viet Thanh Nguyen offers a haunting piece of fiction about those fleeing Vietnam after the war. Rabih Alameddine leaves his mother's Beirut apartment to connect with Syrian refugees who are rebuilding a semblance of normalcy, even beauty. Nir Baram takes us on a journey to the West Bank. Gerald Murnane celebrates winning a literary prize named after his home town. Danez Smith explores everyday alienation in a poem about an encounter at a bus stop. Kerri Arsenault returns to the ailing mill town where she grew up, while Xiaolu Guo reflects on her childhood in a remote Chinese fishing village.
Also including Thom Jones, Emily Raboteau, Rawi Hage, Barry Lopez, Herta M#65533;ller, Amira Hass and more-- writers from around the world ask: what is it to build, leave, return to, lose, and love a home?
John Freeman was the editor of Granta until 2013. His books include How to Read a Novelistand Tales of Two Cities: The Best and Worst of Times in Today's New York. He is executive editor at Literary Huband teaches at the New School and New York University. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, and the Paris Review.
'Freeman's is fresh, provocative, engrossing.' BBC.com
'There's an illustrious new journal in town...[with] fiction, nonfiction, and poetry by new voices and literary heavyweights...alike.' Vogue.com
'Freeman'ssets a new standard for literary journals...Refreshing.' Chicago Literati
'Freeman draws from a global cache of talent...An expansive reading experience.' Kirkus Reviews
Publication Date: 01-May-2017
Publisher: Text Publishing Company