It featured prose and poetry by authors writing in English but living in non-English speaking countries. While trans-localism was occasionally reflected in the stories and poems, it was not a required theme, as many authors living abroad use their time in other countries to reflect back on their homelands, or simply as a sort of writer’s retreat. The journal was started by Chief Editor, Fiona Mizani and Johannes Frank, publisher of the German language literary magazine "Belletristik". Fiona Mizani ran a spoken word series out of Café Rosa in Berlin. While the café no longer exists, it enjoyed a reputation as a meeting place for English-speaking travellers and ex-pats, and especially for budding authors.
|This article relies on references to primary sources. (December 2007)|