Postcards from the End of [the] America[n Empire]

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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Thanks for a $50 contribution from a new supporter!




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Jonathan Revusky--Ripoll









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Bartender in Taverneta--Ripoll








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Waitress in Taverneta--Ripoll








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REUTERS--Ripoll (detail)








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Islamic grocery--Ripoll










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Monday, August 21, 2017

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Thanks for a $40 contribution from San Francisco!




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Statement on mosque's door--Ripoll








Statement on mosque's door:

The attack at the rambla of barcelona
The annour islamic community of ripoll expresses its strongest condemnation and rejection of the terrorist attack that occurred on thursday in barcelona, the catalan muslims express our condolence to the families of the vicitims, wish for the full recovery of the injured and convey our solidarity to the people of barcelona, catalan and spain. Before this criminal act, the annour islamic community of ripoll reiterates its committment in the fight against any sort of terrorism, and hopes that those responsible for these attacks will be brought to justice as soon as possible

annour islamic Community Of ripoll



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Imam of Ripoll's apartment's stairs--Ripolll








[imam of Ripoll's apartment building]



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Imam's maibox with name removed--Ripoll








The imam of Ripoll's mailbox (left), with his name removed.



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About Me

Born in Vietnam in 1963, I came to the US in 1975, and have also lived in Italy, England and Germany. I'm the author of a non-fiction book, Postcards from the End of America (2017), two books of stories, Fake House (2000) and Blood and Soap (2004), five of poems, All Around What Empties Out (2003), American Tatts (2005), Borderless Bodies (2006), Jam Alerts (2007) and Some Kind of Cheese Orgy (2009), and a novel, Love Like Hate (2010). I've been anthologized in Best American Poetry 2000, 2004, 2007, Great American Prose Poems from Poe to the Present, Postmodern American Poetry: a Norton Anthology (vol. 2) and Flash Fiction International: Very Short Stories From Around the World, etc. I'm also editor of Night, Again: Contemporary Fiction from Vietnam (1996) and The Deluge: New Vietnamese Poetry (2013). My writing has been translated into Italian, Spanish, French, Dutch, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Icelandic and Finnish, and I've been invited to read in London, Cambridge, Brighton, Paris, Berlin, Leipzig, Halle, Reykjavik, Toronto, Singapore and all over the US. I've also published widely in Vietnamese.