Spring 2017


ALCHEMY – journal of translation

Issue 11 – Spring 2017

Letter from the editor by Valentina Calvache


Shelby London Salemi

“I underestimated your body”

Suspect Soul

“My mind”

“In a frightening silence”

Latent Feeling

Siavash Saadlou

“Neither hell,”

For a loaf of bread,

“My first ever journey started”

“Bats were born bats”

“When you decide to leave,”

Grace Lee

Don’t Leave

Don’t do this




Juan Álvarez – Valentina Calvache

Expensive Nights

Yunan L. Kirkbride 

A Symbolic Story


Non Fiction

Aia Hawari

Book Review: Is the Gate Worth the Wait?