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October 20th, 2017

On Translating Deniz Tarsus’s “The Canary”

by Ayça Türkoğlu

Ayça Türkoğlu’s translation of Deniz Tarsus’s “The Canary” appears in the October 2017 issue: What Unites Us: Turkish Short Stories​. Taken from…read more

October 18th, 2017

The Translator Relay: Daniel Canty

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 question.…read more

October 16th, 2017

The City and the Writer: In Geneva with Raluca Antonescu

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

October 13th, 2017

The Watchlist: October 2017

by M. Bartley Seigel

Every month, emeritus Words Without Borders reviews editor M. Bartley Seigel reaches out into the wide world from his home on the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper…read more

October 12th, 2017

“World going to fall apart?”—A Multilingual Most Exquisite Corpse Story

by Na Zhong, Lucrecia Zappi, Georgi Gospodinov, and Claudia Salazar Jiménez

At PEN America’s Lit Crawl Brooklyn 2017, Words Without Borders and Slice Literary partnered to present a multilingual exquisite corpse, a story authored by four…read more

October 11th, 2017

First Read—From “Old Demons, New Deities”

by Pema Tsewang Shastri

The following story appears in Old Demons, New Deities, a collection of twenty-one short stories from Tibet, edited by Tenzin Dickie and forthcoming from OR Books. The Flight of…read more


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