Along her route, caring for her elderly patients, Gilda considers her own lost and matured relationships, while confronted by loneliness, desires, and shame.
In novelist Benedek Totth’s short story the violence of a soldier suffering from shellshock is cast into the light when he meets a mother and her disabled son.
A young writer who has been invited to a book opening China explores the cultural backdrop of Shanghai while also pondering her motivations as an author.
How much is love money worth? In Ildikó Noémi Nagy’s short story a Brooklyn school friendships are made and lost in ways beyond the children’s control.
A short story in which Thomas Zmeskal explores the essentially racist, exclusive nature of narratives of national identity in Central Europe.
This short story by Marek Vadas offers a portrait of a town which is unable to confront its complicity in crimes of the past or crimes of the present.
In Hungarian writer László Szilasi’s excerpt, Doctor Tardits returns to the village from Auschwitz, but what remains of his life there? Or who has occupied it since?
Hungarian writer Róbert Hász recounts tales of his family home, a former pub in the multicultural province of Vojvodina, in modern-day Serbia.
A troubling short story by Hubert Klimko-Dobrzaniecki which uses skin color as a way of exploring the traumas of life under a dictatorship propped up by propaganda.