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The 2017 Best of the Blog: International Women Writers, Translation in Film, and more

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It has been an exciting year on WWB Daily! Here are some of our most-read blog articles of 2017, including classic stories brought into new languages and to the big screen, international women writers who are bold for change, and interviews with award-winning authors and translators.

 


Three Translators Respond to Arrival

By Susannah Greenblatt


 


33 International Women Writers Who Are Bold for Change

By Jessie Chaffee


 


“El Little Príncipe”—Translating Saint-Exupéry’s Classic into Spanglish

By Ilan Stavans


 


The Performance of Fiction: An Interview with Can Xue

By Porochista Khakpour


 


11 Reasons Everyone Should Celebrate Translation

By Savannah Whiting


 


Maps for Storytelling: An Interview with John Freeman

By Francesca Pellas


 


Eight Writers Share Their Must-Read Books from Vietnam and the Diaspora

By Trang Bui


 


Women Translating Women: An Interview with Literary Translators

By Allison Merola


 


Voices Unheard: Tribal Literature from India to Read Now

By Pooja Shankar


 


Interviews with 2017 Man Booker International Prize Nominees

By Eric M. B. Becker


 


The City and the Writer: In Madras/Chennai with Tishani Doshi

By Nathalie Handal


 


The Poetry of the World’s Oldest Cookbooks

By Susannah Greenblatt


 


25 Recent Works by Women Writers to Read for #WITmonth

By Jessie Chaffee
 


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