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Marcia Lynx Qualey stands at a podium, making her remarks to rows of guests at the Ottaway Award...
Black-and-white image of a Surinamese party in the Netherlands
Rob Mieremet / Anefo, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
A woman looks out the windows of a slightly dilapidated white brick building.
Kalpana Raina stands in the window of her uncle's former home. Photo by Tanveer Ajsi.
Two unlit lantern holders sit on a lake in blue dusk light.
An autumn evening at West Lake in Hangzhou, China. Photo credit: Jeff Chenqinyi, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons.
A starry sky over a mountain landscape
Photo by neida zarate on Unsplash
Mountain peaks on Reunion Island covered by a thin mist
Photo by Sergey Zhesterev on Unsplash
Picture of a woman standing on a curb in Al-Khalil, Palestine
Photo by Rob Stothard of PalFest 2023 on Flickr
The opening text of Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
L. Wittgenstein, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Frozen reeds extend out of a semi-frozen body of water in Montreal
Photo by Nunzio Guerrera on Unsplash
Black and white photograph of middle-aged man staring into the screen.
Old man walks amid ruins of Gaza with cane in hand, impassive in the face of enormous destruction.
Palestinian News & Information Agency (Wafa) in contract with APAimages via Wikimedia Commons
A silhouette of a man standing in front of a gray wall
Photo by Serkan Yildiz on Unsplash
A painting of a street scene in sixteenth-century Lisbon
Chafariz d’el Rey, c. 1570-80, Anonymous Flemish painting, in the Berardo collection, Lisbon, Portugal
An old village well in the middle of a field
Photo by Vlad Hordiienko on Unsplash
Image of The New York Times Book Review feature on international literature magazine Words Without...
A zoo sign with three green elephants and a giant yellow arrow pointing the way
"Oliwa Zoo Giant Road Sign March 2010” by Artur Andrzej. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.
Clouds drift above a thick forest
Photo by Chris Ford on Flickr
A handwritten sign with Woman, Life, Freedom (Jin, Jiyan, Azadi) written on it in English and Kurdish
Pirehelokan, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Estada Feminicida: An image of a poster protesting the murders of women in Mexico.
Juan Carlos Fonseca Mata, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Portable radio
Photo by Thach Nguyen on Unsplash
Pedestrians walk over a bridge in Leningrad in 1991.
fdecomite, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Esther Allen stands at a podium reading her laudatory remarks
Esther Allen makes laudatory remarks at the 2023 Ottaway Award ceremony honoring Daniel Hahn
People holding hands circling a fire on a street
Photo via the author
Emiliano Zapata on horseback, scene from the Mexican Revolution
"Emiliano Zapata on horseback, scene from the Mexican Revolution," José Guadalupe Posada (Mexican, 1851–1913), ca. 1911. Public domain. Gift of Jean Charlot, 1930.
The Rahue River winding through lush greenery
Manuel cossu, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
A yak stands on a snowy hill
Alexandr Frolov, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
A tall foye tree trunk shot from below, surrounded by leaves
Patricio Novoa Quezada, CC BY-NC 2.0, via Flickr
A loom with Mapuche textiles
Marco Antonio Correa Flores, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Portrait of author Dubravka Ugrešic
Photo: Judith Jockel
Photo of rocks and brush in Fitatimen, Río Negro
Photo: Liliana Ancalao
Portraits of Elisa Taber and Liliana Ancalao
Elisa Taber (left) and Liliana Ancalao (right)
A boat on the coast of Gujarat at sunset
Photo by Pandav Tank on Unsplash
A black silhouette with a soccer ball over the chest over red flames and a yellow background with...
Image by Omar Momani
A crop of the Stop Executions Poster depicting two hanging outlines over the words No more executions...
Poster designed by Iman Nabavi
Four girls with their backs turned to the camera holding up their headscarves with their hair down
Photo via social media
a family collage behind a pair of eyes
Photo via Celina Naheed
A river winds through the hilly green countryside in northern Sweden
Photo by Fredrik Posse on Unsplash
Woman Life Freedom, #mashaamini, and #iranrevolution written in chalk on pavement
An old, sepia toned photograph of a young girl
Photo by Robin Myers
A game of hopscotch on asphalt
FranHogan, CC BY-SA 4.0, via WikiMedia Commons
A family photo on sidewalk of Tehran near a parked motorcycle
A cluster of pigeons on a sidewalk
Photo by Sahar Sakhaei on Instagram
Black Persian text on a white background
Photo by Zia Nabavi on Instagram
A woman in a pink sari walks in the street in front of an apartment building
Photo by Akshar Dave on Unsplash
Two log cabins, one with a grass roof, in a field next to the water
I, Argus fin, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Planet Word's grand, dimly illuminated library.
Planet Word. Photo © DuHon Photography
Black and white photograph of Sámi people traveling with reindeer
Swedish National Heritage Board, No restrictions, via Wikimedia Commons
From left to right: Nicholas Glastonbury, Sawad Hussain, Yilin Wang, Stefan Tobler
A person pours tea into cups alongside pastries on a table
Photo copyright © Darren Byler
Black and white image of Berlin's Potzdamer Platz in the 1930s.
Sludge G, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Several books lined up in a row
Photo by Syd Wachs on Unsplash
Sketch of Infernal Landscape by Hieronymus Bosch
Rik Klein Gotink and Robert G. Erdmann, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Black and white image of Puerto Rico's first openly gay poet Manuel Ramos Otero
Tarot cards from the Rider Waite Tarot deck
Photo by Viva Luna Studios on Unsplash
A silver Vespa parked on a cobblestone road
Photo by Enrico Carnemolla on Unsplash
The Milky Way is pictured above Earth's atmospheric glow blanketing Earth's horizon
Photo by NASA, licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Mirror over Water at Sunset
Photo by Zoltan Tasi on Unsplash
Score of Anold Schoenberg's Transfigured Night