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To get a taste of what's in ALR33, start with the selection of free-to-view articles on our ALR33 contents page. A good place to begin is From the Editors.

Much of this issue celebrates the work of translators, and we include some of the entries and finalists from our collaboration with English PENOne of these is Shion Miura's The Handymen of Mahoro, translated by Asuka Minamoto. Sample some of the issue's poetry with Tishani Doshi and Norman Erikson Pasaribu, and enjoy our interview with Margrét Helgadóttir, editor of Asian Monsters, from which we include two stories. 

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Fiction
Shion Miura

 

‘You’re going to be busy next year,’ declared old lady Soneda. It was a fine evening in late December. They were in the hospital lounge, which was very quiet. Outside the windows, a threadbare lawn and withered trees with naked branches could be seen.

Interviews
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Margrét Helgadóttir is editor of the Fox Spirit Book of Monsters, a seven-volume series with titles published annually from 2014–2020. The first three volumes cover European, African and Asian monsters. In 2016, African Monsters was shortlisted for the British Fantasy Awards.

In this issue of the Asia Literary Review we feature two stories from Asian Monsters: Grass Cradle, Glass Lullaby by Isabel Yap and Blood Like Water by Eve Shi.

Non-fiction

Yu Jian
Translated by
Simon Patton

Fiction

Ho Sok Fong
Translated by
Natascha Bruce
Kim Soom
Translated by
Jason Woodruff
Shibasaki Tomoka
Translated by
Laurel Taylor
Sun Yisheng
Translated by
Nicky Harman
Zach MacDonald
Shion Miura
Translated by
Asuka Minamoto
Seong Joong Kim
Translated by
Stella Kim
Yijun Luo
Translated by
Pingta Ku

Poetry

Tishani Doshi
Indran Amirthanayagam
Norman Erikson Pasaribu
Translated by
Tiffany Tsao
Corinne Elysse Adams
Mona Dash
Mehvash Amin
Zilka Joseph

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Interviews