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International Graphic Novels: Volume XI

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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

February 14th, 2017

The City and the Writer: In Rome with Stefano Benni

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 13th, 2017

5 International Love Poems to Read (and Share) this Valentine’s Day

by Susan Harris

With Valentine’s Day upon us, many go in search of persuasive romantic gestures. Some will bring flowers, others chocolates. But if you prefer to seduce with language, we offer the…read more

February 9th, 2017

In a Crowd of Thousands—A Translation Dispatch from the Jaipur Literature Festival

by Poorna Swami

Poorna Swami attended the Jaipur Literature Festival, which took place January 18–23 in Jaipur, India. Bodies pushing against each other, limbs undeciphered, a mass of people stirring in…read more

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