4 Introduction Sigrid Rausing

9 Letters from Ukraine Lindsey Hilsum

29 I Am the Word for God

and Boy Aidan Cottrell-Boyce

41 The Recipe Rebecca May Johnson

62 Poppy Promises Thomas Duffield

91 Skromnost Janet Malcolm

105 Talk America George Prochnik

113 The Moving Target of Being Suzanne Scanlon

134 Debt Economy Rae Armantrout

136 A Place that Belongs to Us Daniel Trilling

150 Baghdadland Aline Deschamps,

with an introduction by Rattawut Lapcharoensap

171 Fatty

Dizz Tate

185 But the Heart in a

Sense Is Far from Me Floating Out There Peter Gizzi

187 Fateha Sana Valiulina Trans. Polly Gannon

197 Signs of an

Approaching War Volodymyr Rafeyenko

Trans. Sasha Dugdale

202 Having Recently Escaped

from the Maws of a Deathly Life, I Am Ready to Begin the Year Anew and Figs Sandra Cisneros

207 Fault Lines

Jane Delury

219 A Wolf in the Forest Wants

Sarah Moss

231 Notes on contributors