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WordsWithoutBorders
The online magazine for international literature. Winners of the 2018 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize. This month: Writing from Georgia & a John Ashbery tribute
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WordsWithoutBorders 3h
Friends in Boston—WWB is thrilled to be a partner on ’s exciting Transnational Literature Series. The fall 2018 season kicks off this evening with Dubravka Ugrešić in conversation with Ellen Elias-Bursać.
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WordsWithoutBorders 6h
"One day in 1989, Ashbery telephoned me to say he was in trouble." Poet Hiroaki Sato, who translated John Ashbery into Japanese, reflects on his experiences with the man and his poetry. (Photo by Seiji Kakizaki)
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WordsWithoutBorders 23h
We are thrilled to be hosting a Multilingual Most Exquisite Corpse with at the October 6 . Join us at 6pm on the steps of the for a story stitched together by four international writers and their translators!
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WordsWithoutBorders 23h
A Tribute to John Ashbery, the September Watchlist, and the 2018 Ottaway Award -
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ZEE Jaipur Lit Fest Sep 17
Catch and Navina Najat Haidar discuss their work with in a discussion about ‘The Intelligence of Tradition’ at . Register here:
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WordsWithoutBorders Sep 17
The September Watchlist is here! recommends exciting new and forthcoming works in translation from
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WordsWithoutBorders Sep 17
NEW BOOK REVIEW: Maïssa Bey's "Do You Hear in the Mountains…" probes the untold pasts of Algerian history. Translated from the French by Erin Lamm and out now with the University of Virginia Press.
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John Madera Sep 16
Great to see the good Tobias Carroll at the Brooklyn Book Festival personing the Words Without Borders table today! You know his column there about recently translated books, right?
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Eric M. B. Becker Sep 16
. will be here day long at the Brooklyn Book Festival (), booth #614. We have paçoqa (you will realize just how glorious this is when you stop by).
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WordsWithoutBorders Sep 16
Friends @bkbookfest—come on by 's table (614) to say hi and grab some treats!
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WordsWithoutBorders Sep 15
Overwhelmed by the options available at tomorrow's Brooklyn Book Festival? Check out WWB's list of not-to-be-missed panels: And stop by our booth (#614) for international sweets, translation tattoos, and literary treats!
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WordsWithoutBorders Sep 14
Including the "Truths and Fiction" panel with Javier Cercas, Neel Mukherjee, and Marina Perezagua, moderated by WWB editor ! 4pm on Sunday at the .
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WordsWithoutBorders Sep 14
Tomorrow afternoon, Korean Literature Now is hosting a conversation on Writing Resistance with a powerhouse group of writers: Hwang Jungeun, Song Kyung-dong, ⁦⁩, and ⁦⁩, moderated by Youngju Ryu. ⁦
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WordsWithoutBorders Sep 14
An excellent piece on ⁦⁩ about the recent anthology featuring work by Arab women writers that was published without the writers' consent.
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Eric M. B. Becker Sep 14
Of ’s 8 events not to miss at the Brooklyn Book Festival, the conversation w/ Javier Cercas, Neel Mukherjee, & Marina Perezagua at 4p, which I’ll have the privilege of moderating. These books are fascinating.
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WordsWithoutBorders Sep 14
A terrific piece on Rochester's role in translating women writers, featuring ⁦⁩, ⁦⁩, ⁦⁩, Sevinc Turkkan, Lytton Smith, and more.
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WordsWithoutBorders Sep 14
War correspondent-turned-novelist Beka Kurkhuli trains his reporter’s eye on a political activist who finds himself having to translate thought to action. Translated by Natalia Bukia-Peters and Victoria Field.
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Center for the Humanities at GC CUNY Sep 12
Thu Sep13 "Publishing American Sign Language Poetry" a showcase to honor the creative works of Deaf & DeafBlind poets, aiming to expose new audiences to signed poetry & discuss how this poetry can be preserved & experienced beyond live performance
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Eric M. B. Becker Sep 13
An event with with brilliant contributor Igiaba Scego () and more to delight at this one.
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WordsWithoutBorders Sep 13
Heading to the this Sunday? So are we! Stop by WWB's booth (#614) to meet the team and grab some literary treats, translation tattoos, and international sweets!
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