Like a White Airship by Mila Haugová

Poem by Mila Haugová which touch on exclusion, compassion, the passing of time, and the consequences of the suspension of life because of Corona virus.

Whiter than white by Hubert Klimko-Dobrzaniecki

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.

Indians by Lance Henson

Cheyenne poet Lance Henson shares his thoughts on the “Hungarian Indian,” which can be seen as both a form of resistance and a form of cultural appropriation.

Hail Pariah by Krisztina Tóth

The Hungarian writer Krisztina Tóth reflects on adoption, anti-Gypsyism, and the gut fears that we inherit from our ancestors, and carry forward.

The Power of No: A Meditation on Boundaries and Black Womanhood by Roxane Gay

Black feminist author Roxane Gay touches on the challenges of refusing to meet social expectations and the immense pressures placed on women and people of color to conform.

The Dog is Barking by János Háy

What are the benefits to prejudice? The Hungarian author János Háy explores our advantageous relationship to prejudice and discrimination as humans.

It’ll Be Great! by Babarczy Eszter

Hungarian author Eszter Babarczy’s short story about a white Hungarian student’s attempts while volunteering to find and solve problems within a Roma family.

Big Brother by Tope Folarin

Tope Folarin writes on the ways in which reality television, far from offering a refuge from everyday worries, serves as a crucible in which social tensions come to the fore.

Neither Sleep nor Slumber by Gábor T. Szántó

In Hungarian writer Gábor T. Szántó’s story, as communism falls and the Russian troops withdraw from Hungary, an elderly rabbi receives an unlikely visit.