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WordsWithoutBorders
The online magazine for international literature. Winners of the 2018 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize. This month: Writing from Vietnam and ways of mourning.
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Lenape language extinction and attempt at recovery in New York State.
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Tomorrow at , is hosting an evening with . Tickets (which include a copy of JCO's new book) are still available!
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"When men write about their world, it is considered to be the real world, the given one, but when women write about it, then it becomes the female world."— speaks with four Argentine women writers about the shifting literary scene in Argentina.
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Replying to @aguspardini
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Congratulations to the writers & translators longlisted for the ⁦⁩, including , ⁦, , , ⁩, , , , & ⁦⁩!
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María Agustina Pardini speaks with four Argentine women writers—Virginia Feinmann, , , and —about their creative processes, their literary influences, and the rise of "women's literature" in Argentina.
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Karen M. Phillips 6h
YES! on : "People are needing to understand others who are different from themselves. We have a refugee crisis that's impacting the entire world."
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Did you tune into our mini podcast series, Found in Translation? Check out all 4 episodes here, with & more!
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"The hearse stopped. The rain stopped. And I wanted to carry you." José Luís Peixoto on memory and loss. Translated by Robin Patterson.
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Eric M. B. Becker Nov 17
Those of you unable to be in New York can watch a live stream of Day 2 of the PESSOA FESTIVAL at this link, beginning tonight at 6pm New York time.
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Eric M. B. Becker Nov 17
TONIGHT! Day 2 pf Pessoa Festival at Lenfest Center for the Arts w/ , Paul Beatty, , Carol Rodrigues, Estevão Azevedo, , Rivka Galchen, , , Sam Lipsyte, & more. FREE. DETAILS:
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Over at , an excerpt from the just-released Oulipo anthology "All That Is Evident Is Suspect," edited by WWB contributors and Ian Monk. For more Oulipian work, check out our issue of "Writing from the Oulipo."
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The inaugural Pessoa Festival kicks off tonight with conversations featuring , , , and Anderson Tepper! The festival continues tomorrow with more celebrated writers from Brazil, Portugal, and the US.
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"Women's stories are human stories and women’s rights and gender equality should concern everyone"— reports on women’s voices, art, and activism at the fifteenth annual .
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How can you inter your aesthetically rigorous father's ashes in a garish vessel? Marcin Wicha finds the solution. Translated by .
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Eric M. B. Becker Nov 15
"How to think about pleasure wrapped up in this crap? In mine. [...] I dare think about it and they don’t forgive that." FRIDAY at 7 pm, John Keene talks about translating Hilda Hilst at Opening Night of the Pessoa Festival. Preview his translation:
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New Lit From Europe Nov 15
Check out the inaugural Pessoa International Literary Festival this Friday and Saturday in NYC, featuring writers from Brazil, Portugal, and the US!
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The Festival returns to , November 27–29. Leading and emerging writers from 14 different countries address cultural heritage, migration, globalization and other modern challenges.
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On 11/20 at , is hosting an evening with (moderated by )! Get your tix (which include a copy of JCO's new book) while they're still available!
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Emily Wilson Nov 14
I have three daughters. I love them all. They each need different things from me, often all at once. It's impossible. I do my best to do it every day. Translation is similar. How can I care for multiple meanings, sounds, rhythms, languages, feelings, effects, truths?
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