Where is Liu Xia?

Liu Xia was never accused of a crime. She was punished to punish her husband and as a lesson to a nation. Now no one knows where she is.… More

How to Eat a Forest: In Two Acts

At times land was sold by the agent/ broker to a relatively poor immigrant, and subsequently offered by the politically connected seller to a prominent national government official. This… More

Outsider Nonfiction

"I did not set out to write a definitive transgender book. I wrote and photographed six individuals, ages 16 to 22, who fall under the transgender umbrella. This left… More

On Translating Miljenko Jergović

Russell Scott Valentino is the recipient of a 2016 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant for his translation of Rod by Bosnian-Herzegovinian and Croatian writer Miljenko Jergović. Read an excerpt of the translation… More