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A Virtual Gathering of Native Voices

- By The Massachusetts Review

Watch our Virtual Gathering of Native American Voices from Dec. 10th with Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr., Elise Paschen, Toni Jensen, and Tacey M. Atsitty, moderated by Laura Furlan, the reading will hand over the mic to contemporary Indigenous voices, rather than cosplay Pilgrims, during the 400th anniversary of the landing at Plymouth Rock.

Tacey M. Atsitty, Diné, is Tsénahabiłnii (Sleep Rock People) and born for Ta’neeszahnii (Tangle People). Her maternal grandfather is Tábąąhí (Water Edge People) and her paternal grandfather is Hashk’áánhadzóhí (Yucca Fruit Strung-Out-In-A-Line People) from Cove, AZ. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming...


Erri De Luca's "A Dissenting Word"

- By Mass Review

In this video blog, Massachusetts Review editor and translator Jim Hicks reads selections from the English translation of Erri De Luca's A Dissenting Word. De Luca is currently being tried in Italy for expressing -- during an interview on the Italian site of the Huffington Post -- his solidarity with the Susa Valley's NO TAV activists, a resistance group that opposes the construction of a high-speed train line between Lyon and Torino. If convicted, De Luca could be sent to prison for up to five years.

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