The Bare Life Review is the only literary journal whose sole mission is to publish immigrant and refugee writers.
our current print issue
Featuring new work by Namwali Serpell, Chekwube Danladi, Jesus Francisco Sierra, and others.
NEW online writing from The Bare Life Review
What We Leave Behind: Learning About Resilience From Boney M’s “By the Rivers of Babylon”
An Essay by Donna Hemans