Sunburning

I’ve known artists. They truly see the world differently. Their brains are different. Most of them are weird but you’re not weird. I can tell. More

Mumia and the Multitudes

A graphic short story by new Illustrated PEN guest editor Seth Tobocman on the case of Mumia Abu Jamal, who was sentenced to death in 1982 for the murder… More

Not Funny Ha-Ha

There were women of all ages, colors, backgrounds. Some looked scared, some were chatting with other women. Some were silent. More

Conversion on the Road to Malha

Orner is a master at delineating cultural divides and human foibles, and in this series of autobiographical stories set in Israel, he’s as sharply observant and drolly humorous as… More

The Arab of the Future

The French bestseller details the author's childhood in rural France, Libya, and Syria, in the shadows of three dictators—Muammar Gaddafi, Hafez al-Assad, and his own father. More

Ann Tenna

We feature an excerpt by Marissa Acocella Marchetto, a cartoonist for The New Yorker, from her upcoming graphic novel Ann Tenna, set in the bizarre world of New York-based… More