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About Eva Salzman

Eva Salzman is a renowned poet and author whose publications include The English Earthquake and Bargain With The Watchman.

Articles by Eva Salzman

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

'Blood Done Sign My Name,' Timothy Tyson

Novelist and poet Eva Salzman finds wit and compassion in Timothy Tyson’s alternative history of the black civil rights movement.

This first chapter (part two)

“There is nothing so ordinary as the extraordinary Principality of Ponquattuck.” The second of two extracts from Eva Salzman’s novel-in-progress, “Broken Island”.

This first chapter (part one)

“Once visited you take the smell of the sea with you everywhere, for the rest of your life”. On the shores of Ponquattuck, North America’s “Land of Water”, Eva Salzman finds the biggest treasure of all: the sea itself. The first of two extracts from a novel-in-progress, “Broken Island”.

Long Island sound - three poems

Amid the “fan-like debris / of the tides”, Eva Salzman searches for another shore.

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