Two Lines 8: Cells
At five, by the radio, we say goodbye—, Okay then,
see you tomorrow—, in the twilight’s bloody breeze…
—from “The Gamble” by Sunil Gangopadhyay, translated from Bengali by Nandini Gupta
Two Lines, Issue 8: Cells features fiction from Inger Christensen (tr. Peter Holm-Jensen), Yoko Tawada (tr. Susan Bernofsky), and Nazli Eray (tr. Ozlem Sensoy), among others. And poetry from Cesare Pavese (tr. Geoffrey Brock), Ko Un (tr. Brother Anthony of Taizé and Young-moo Kim), Louise Ackerman (tr. Norman Shapiro), and Faiz Ahmed Faiz (tr. Hamida Banu, Nasreen G. Chopra, and Zack Rogrow), among others.