essays & articles

Lake Ohrid, The Economist’s 1843 MagazineIMG_1819 (1)

Border Ghosts, World Literature Today


photo by Nedret Benzet, Turkish border village

Why borders still haunt us, The Guardian


‘Overnight, my school emptied’: the Story of a European Border Checkpoint, New Statesman

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photo by Behic Gunalan, 1989, Kapitan-Andreevo checkpoint

The Chicken Shack, Tin House

Harmanli by Anthony Georgieff

photo by Anthony Georgieff , Harmanli

To Step Across the Line, The Wapping Project

Europe’s Last Border, The Scottish Review of Books


Nowhere Stranger Than Strandja, 1843 Magazine


My Madeleine: A Spoonful of Yogurt, 1843 Magazine

Tango mi amor, Aeon Magazine

Shadow Plays: the Art of Eduard Bersudsky, Aeon Magazine

I would Drive 500 Miles, The Guardian