INTERVIEW: Nastaran Mazloumi talks with be:longing about her artistic practice and how her migration story and cross-cultural background have shaped this.
POEM: Luoyang Chen reflects on the influence of intergenerational trauma on migration.
EXTRACT: Sholeh Wolpé and the University of Arkansas Press share with us an extract from Sholeh’s new memoir, Abacus of Loss.
REFLECTION: Vinh Tran considers the impact of his cross-cultural upbringing on the ways he views a life’s end.
POEM: Andrew Geoffrey Kwabena Moss remembers reverently the sounds of his mum speaking Twi over the phone.
POEM: Luoyang Chen moves through a day in his life, and notes down observations along the way.
PHOTOS: be:longing gives a rundown of its recent Multilingual Poetry Evening, and shares beautiful photos from the event to boot.
POEM: Thinking of the smile of someone far away, Nikola Popović reflects on how treasured memories can accompany us through life.
MEMOIR: Mirsad Ramić brings us the first part of a long-form piece exploring the intricate sociocultural and political threads that weaved through his family’s life.
MEMOIR: Ann Dinh recalls the sudden emergence of new Cantonese words over the course of her cross-cultural childhood in conversations with her parents.