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September 15th, 2017

The Watchlist: September 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

September 13th, 2017

An Interview with Motoyuki Shibata

by Susannah Greenblatt

We sat down with Japanese translator and editor Motoyuki Shibata, cofounder (with Ted Goossen) and editor in chief of the literary magazine Monkey Business, which brings new writing from Japan…read more

September 11th, 2017

Our Guide to the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival & Bookend Events

by Words Without Borders

The Brooklyn Book Festival is this Sunday, with a stellar lineup of literary conversations, preceded by exciting Bookend events all this week, beginning with tonight’s kickoff…read more

September 8th, 2017

On Translating Melba Escobar’s “House of Beauty”

by Elizabeth Bryer

Elizabeth Bryer’s translation of Melba Escobar’s House of Beauty is forthcoming from 4th Estate in March 2018. An excerpt of her translation appeared in the September 2017 issue of…read more

September 7th, 2017

Celebrate with WWB on November 1st!

by Words Without Borders

Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Words Without Borders Gala. Hosted by Maaza Mengiste with honorary chair Ian Buruma, the gala will be held Wednesday, November 1 at…read more

September 6th, 2017

Meet the Writers Hosting the 2017 WWB Gala!

by Words Without Borders

Masha Gessen, Osama Alomar, Uzodinma Iweala, and Idra Novey are just a few of the 26 outstanding writers and translators who will join us for our annual celebration this November, chaired by…read more


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