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International Graphic Novels: Volume XI

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February 22nd, 2017

The Translator Relay: Emma Ramadan

by Jessie Chaffee

WWB’s Translator Relay features an interview with a different translator each month. This month’s translator will choose the next interviewee, adding a different, sixth…read more

February 21st, 2017

Writing Like Breathing: An Interview with Dacia Maraini

by Jessie Chaffee

Dacia Maraini is a renowned Italian novelist, essayist, playwright, and social activist. Tonight at the Italian Cultural Institute in New York City she will discuss, with…read more

February 20th, 2017

The City and the Writer: In Lagos with Jumoke Verissimo

by Nathalie Handal

If each city is like a game of chess, the day when I have learned the rules, I shall finally possess my empire, even if I shall never succeed in knowing all the cities it contains. —Italo…read more

February 17th, 2017

Tipping the Scales: WWB’s Conversation on Women in Translation at AWP

by Jessie Chaffee

Last week, WWB was in Washington DC for the annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference, where executive director Karen Phillips moderated the panel “Tipping…read more

February 16th, 2017

Eugene Richie & Rosanne Wasserman on John Ashbery’s “Collected French Translations,” Part 2

by Margaret Carson

Read Part One of the interview. Margaret Carson speaks with Eugene Richie and Rosanne Wasserman, the editors of John Ashbery’s Collected French Translations (Farrar, Straus and…read more

February 15th, 2017

Eugene Richie & Rosanne Wasserman on John Ashbery’s “Collected French Translations,” Part 1

by Margaret Carson

Read Part Two of the interview. When the poet Eugene Richie mentioned to me several years ago that he and his wife, the poet Rosanne Wasserman, were coediting a collection of John…read more

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