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Freeman’s is a new biannual of unpublished writing by former Granta editor and NBCC president John Freeman, which brings together the best new fiction, nonfiction, and poetry around a single theme.

Featuring startling new fiction by Laura van den Berg, Helen Simpson, and Tahmima Anam, as well as stirring essays by Aleksandar Hemon, Barry Lopez, and Garnette Cadogan.

The most amusing, heartbreaking, and probing stories about family life emerging today, featuring Claire Messud, Marlon James, Aminatta Forna, Aleksandar Hemon, and Claire Vaye Watkins.

Writers from around the world—Edwidge Danticat, Kay Ryan, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and more—contribute essays, fiction, and poetry about what it means to build, leave, return to, lose, and love a home.

A new kind of list, and an aesthetic manifesto for our times. Aged twenty-five to seventy, the writers in the issue hail from almost twenty countries and are writing in almost as many languages. They are shaping the literary conversation right now and will continue to have an impact for years to come.

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