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David B.

Artist, writer, editor, designer, the prolific David B. was born in Nîmes, France, in 1959. He is a key figure of the 1990s alternative movement that transformed contemporary French...

Zalmay Babakohi

Zalmay Babakohi is a writer and poet and the publisher of the magazine Zarnegaar, a Dari-language magazine published in Toronto, Canada.  He was born in 1951 in Mazar-e Sharif in...

Paolo Bacilieri

Born in Verona in 1965, Paolo Bacilieri graduated from the Accademia di Belle Arti, in Bologna. He became known in the 80s thanks to stories like "The Treasure of Imbalas" and "Barokko,"...

Ali Bader

Ali Bader is an Iraqi novelist, essayist, poet, and screenwriter and the winner of five major Arabic awards.  In addition to his eleven novels, he has published several works of nonfiction...

Bae In-yeong

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Frank Baez

Frank Baez might be described as the homegrown Junot Diaz of the Dominican literary scene:  a native author rather than a son of the diaspora, but with the same “hip”...

Borja Bagunyà

Borja Bagunyà was born in 1982. He has published three short story collections, Apunts per al retrat d’una ciutat (Arola, 2004), Defensa pròpia (Premi Mercè...

Li Bai

 (701-62) is the Li Po in the Lorine Niedecker poem "Swept snow Li Po . . ."

A. M. Bakalar

A.M. Bakalar is a writer. Her debut novel Madame Mephisto was among readers’ nominations to the 2012 Guardian First Book Award. Her writing has appeared in the...

Liza Bakewell

Liza Bakewell, PhD, is a writer and anthropologist. In 2011, she cofounded Maine Women Write, an organization that helps to promote Maine women authors, and in 2013 she became its executive...

Tanja Bakić

Tanja Bakić is a Montenegrin poet, music writer, literary scholar, and translator, born in 1981. She was the first student in the history of the University of Montenegro ever to graduate with...

Salwa Bakr

Salwa Bakr is the author of a number of books in Arabic. One of her novels (The Golden Chariot) and two short story collections (The Wiles of Men and Such A Beautiful Voice) have been published...

Jan Balabán

Jan Balabán (1961–2010) was a Czech author, journalist, and translator from Ostrava, in northern Moravia. Author of five volumes of short stories, a novella, a graphic novel, a play,...

Nanni Balestrini

Nanni Balestrini was born in Milan in 1935. He is a respected Italian novelist and poet. Among his claims to fame is the fact that he used a computer to write poetry in 1961. One of his novels...

Marco Baliani

Actor and director Marco Baliani has a background in theater animation and theater for children. He founded the "Ruotalibera" and "Trickster-Bricconi Divini" companies, and...

Shimon Ballas

Shimon Ballas was born in Baghdad in 1930 and emigrated to Israel in 1951. A major novelist, Ballas has published fifteen works of fiction, several important studies on contemporary Arabic...

Silvia Ballestra

Silvia Ballestra, born in Porto San Giorgio (Ascoli Piceno), was one of Pier Vittorio Tondelli's "under 25s" in the landmark series of the late 1980s. Her debut book, Compleanno...

Ana Ban

Ana Ban is a Brazilian translator who has worked in her country with many a graphic novel, from Neil Gaiman’s Sandman to Hugo Pratt’s Corto Maltese. She currently resides in New York,...

Carmen-Francesca Banciu

Carmen-Francesca Banciu is the author of six novels and several short story collections radio plays. A native of Romania, Banciu has been writing and publishing in the German language since...

Marie-Claire Bancquart

Marie-Claire Bancquart lives in Paris where she is professor emerita at the Paris-Sorbonne University. Her most recent book of poems, Mots de passe (Le Castor Astral, 2014), is the...

Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay

Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay (1894 - 1950) was arguably the most acclaimed among the many Bengali novelists and short story writers who followed Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore. A prolific...

Wang Bang

Wang Bang was born in China. She began her career as a reporter and editor in the early 2000s, and has gone on to write fiction, film criticism, and graphic novels. She has...

M. Iksaka Banu

Iksaka Banu was born in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, in 1964. He studied design at the Faculty of Art and Design at Bandung Institute of Technology and worked in advertising in Jakarta until...

Yehoshuah Bar-Yosef

Yehoshua Bar-Yosef (1912-1992) was born into a religious family in Safed, a city renowned as a center for Jewish mysticism. After World War I, he studied in a yeshiva in Transylvania but...

Stanisław Barańczak

Stanisław Barańczak, professor of Slavic Languages at Harvard University, is a poet, literary scholar, and translator who emigrated from Poland in 1981. He is the author of several books of...

Jorge Baradit

Jorge Baradit (Valparaíso, 1969) is a writer of fantastic literature from Chile.  He is the author of the following novels Ygdrasil, Synco, Kalfukura, and Lluscuma and the graphic...

On Barak

On Barak is a social and cultural historian of science and technology in nonwestern settings. He is a senior lecturer at the Department of Middle Eastern & African History in Tel Aviv...

Ajit Baral

Ajit Baral is a writer and publisher who has attended the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. 

Andrés Barba

Andrés Barba (Madrid 1975), has a degree in Spanish literature. He has represented Spain in several international conferences for young dramatists and has lectured in Madrid and at...

Antoine Bargel

Antoine Bargel believes poetry is best translated as a duo, one poet/translator from each of the two languages involved. He has published two books of poetry (Silences and Le sexe peint),...

Eyad Barghuthy

Eyad Barghuthy was born and raised in Nazareth, and currently resides in Haifa, where he is the Director of the Arab Culture Association. He graduated with BA Tel Aviv University in sociology...

Justyna Bargielska

Justyna Bargielska was born in 1977. She has published three volumes of poetry and a collection of prose. She received the 2001 Rainer Maria Rilke poetry award, the 2011 Gdynia Literary Prize...

Dvorah Baron

Dvorah Baron was born in 1887, in Belarussia, and published her first story, in Yiddish, in 1905. Her father, a rabbi, recognizing her genius, gave her the education normally restricted to boys,...

Alberto Barrera Tyszka

Alberto Barrera Tyszka (Caracas, 1960) is a novelist, short story writer, TV screenwriter, and journalist. Barrera’s fictions explore the complexities and paradoxes of modern urban life in...

Patrick Barron

Patrick Barron is Associate Professor of English at The University of Massachusetts, Boston. He has published a number of books of translations from Italian to English, including The Selected...

Manoel de Barros

Manoel de Barros is considered one of Brazil's most enduring and inventive twentieth century poets. The author of twenty collections of poetry, Barros has received numerous honors, including...

Stephanie Bart

Stephanie Bart was born in Esslingen in 1965. She moved to Berlin in 2001 and spent nine years driving a rickshaw. Last year she published her historical novel Deutscher Meister, about the Sinto...

Dragoslava Barzut

Dragoslava Barzut (Crvenka, Novi Sad, 1984) is a writer and activist. She received a degree in comparative literature from the School of Philosophy at the University of Novi Sad, Serbia. Her...

Douglas Basford

Douglas Basford’s poems, translations, and critical prose appear in Poetry, Western Humanities Review, Two Lines, Subtropics, the Hopkins Review, the Texas Review, Smartish Pace, Diagram,...

Zaure Batayeva

Zaure Batayeva (born 1969) is a translator and writer. She holds advanced degrees from Almaty State University (Kazakhstan) and Indiana University (USA). Batayeva is writing her first collection...

Raji Bathish

Raji Bathish is a writer, screenwriter and cultural activist born in the town of Nazareth in 1970. He  writes in Arabic and his work has been published all around the Arab world and in...

Antonin Baudry

Abel Lanzac is the pseudonym of Antonin Baudry, a French diplomat who is currently the Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy and Permanent Representative of the French...

Alexei Bayer

Alexei Bayer was born in Moscow. In 1974 he immigrated to the United States, where he works as an economist and writer. His works of fiction have been published in various US literary journals,...

Faraj Bayraqdar

Faraj Bayraqdar was born in 1951 in Tir, a village near Homs in central Syria. He began publishing poetry while still in high school. At the University of Damascus, he and a group of friends...

Muharem Bazdulj

Muharem Bazdulj, born in 1977, is one of the leading writers of the younger generation to appear in the countries of the former Yugoslavia. He writes in a wide variety of genres, including...

Zdenka Becker

Zdenka Becker, playwright, was born in the Czech Republic and has lived in Austria for the last 30 years. She is a published playwright and author of numerous books. Zdenka has also worked as an...

Eric M. B. Becker

Eric M. B. Becker is editor of Words without Borders. He is also an award-winning journalist and literary translator. In 2014, he earned a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant for a collection of short...

Rajinder Singh Bedi

Rajinder Singh Bedi was born in Sialkot in 1915. He first worked as a clerk in the postal department; later he joined the Lahore office of All India Radio and wrote many successful plays, having...

Tahar Bekri

Born in 1951, in Gabès, Tunisia, the poet Tahar Bekri writes in French and Arabic. He has lived in Paris since 1976 and has published over twenty titles (poetry, essays and art books)....

Yordanka Beleva

Yordanka Beleva is one of the most interesting new voices in Bulgarian prose—despite the fact that she began her literary career in late 1997 as a poet, sweeping all the major national...

Souâd Belhaddad

Souâd Belhaddad was born in Algeria and grew up in France.  A journalist, she received the prestigious prize of the Association des Femmes Journalistes (Association of Women...

Emna Belhaj Yahia

Emna Belhaj Yahia was born in Tunis in 1945. She is the author of four novels: Jeux de rubans (éd. Élyzad, Tunis 2011); Tasharej (éd. Balland, Paris 2000);...

Elena Gianini Belotti

Elena Gianini Belotti is the author of several novels and nonfiction works, among them Dalla parte delle bambine (Feltrinelli, 1973), Prima le donne e i bambini (Rizzoli, 1980 and 1998), Il...

Tonino Benacquista

After being, in turn, a museum night-watchman, a train guard on the Paris-Rome line and a professional parasite on the Paris cocktail circuit, Tonino Benacquista is now a highly successful...

Abdelkader Benali

Abdelkader Benali was born in 1975 in Ighazzazen, Morocco, and has lived in The Netherlands since 1979. He studied history in Leiden and now lives in Amsterdam. As well as Wedding by the Sea and...

Jorge Eduardo Benavides

Jorge Eduardo Benavides (Arequipa, 1964) studied law and political science at the Universidad Garcilaso de la Vega, in Lima, where he worked giving writing workshops and, later, as a radio...

Geoff Bendeck

Geoff Bendeck has written essays for the New York Times, Men’s Journal, Washingtonian Magazine, Paris Review Daily and the Rumpus, among others. His literary criticism has appeared at...

Mario Benedetti

Mario Benedetti (September 14, 1920 – May 17, 2009), born in Pasa de los Toros, Tacuarembó Province, Uruguay, was one of Latin America’s most renowned and beloved writers. As...

Mustapha Benfodil

Mustapha Benfodil was born in 1968 in Relizane, in western Algeria. He is a novelist and playwright, and works as a reporter at the Algerian daily newspaper El Watan. His books include...

Anouar Benmalek

Anouar Benmalek was born in Casablanca in 1956 and now lives in France. After the 1988 riots in Algeria in protest of government policies, he became one of the founders of the Algerian Committee...

Hicham Benohoud

Hicham Benohoud was born in 1968 in Marrakech and now divides his time between Paris and Casablanca. His work in painting, video, and contemporary art installation often questions identity,...

Jacques Bens

Jacques Bens (1931-2001) was a founding member of the Oulipo, as well as its provisional secretary during its early years: his scrupulous minutes from monthly meetings were compiled as...

Carol Bensimon

Carol Bensimon was born in Porto Alegre, Brazil, in 1982. She made her debut with the volume of stories Wall Dust (2008). Underwater Snooker, her first novel, won the Funarte Incentive...

Charles Berberian

Philippe Dupuy and Charles Berberian have been collaborating for twenty-five years, with their most successful comic series, Monsieur Jean, selling over 120,000 copies in France. The anthology...

Susan Bernofsky

Acclaimed translator and author Susan Bernofsky, Chair of the PEN Translation Committee, teaches literary translation at the Columbia University School of the Arts,where she directs Literary...

Giuseppe Berto

Giuseppe Berto (1914–78) started writing novels when he was a prisoner of war in Hereford, Texas, from 1943 to 1946.The second novel he wrote there, Il cielo è rosso (1947), was the...

Soheila Beski

Soheila Beski, born in 1953, in Tehran, has published two collections of short stories in Iran, one of which has won a literary award and the second of which was nominated for the same award....

Mongo Beti

Mongo Beti, a pseudonym for Alexandre Biyidi-Awala, was born in Cameroon in 1932 and was exiled for years in France, where he taught in Rouen. In addition to writing novels and essays, he was...

Lúcia Bettencourt

A native of Rio de Janeiro, Lúcia Bettencourt is one of the most innovative and dynamic writers in Brazil today. Her first book, the highly acclaimed collection A secretária de...

Maïssa Bey

Maïssa Bey has published six novels and two story collections in France and Algeria. All await translation into English. Her Nouvelles d'Algerie (Grasset, 1998) won the Grand Prix de la...

Bahram Beyzaii

Bahram Beyzaii was born in Tehran in 1938. He is a director, producer, and screenwriter. In 1968 he was one of the first writers to join the controversial Iranian Writer's Guild (Kanun-e...

Tul'si Bhambry

Tul’si (aka Tuesday) Bhambry translates from Polish and won the Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize (2015) for her translation of Maciej Miłkowski’s short...

Roop Bhawani

Roop Bhawani (1625–1721) lived in Srinagar, and is one of the most important poets of the Kashmiri mystic tradition. Her poetry takes the form of the vaakh, "invented" in the fourteenth...

Pema Bhum

Pema Bhum is one of the most respected writers working today in the Tibetan language. He has published two Tibetan memoirs of the Cultural Revolution. His first memoir, Six Stars with a...

Kim Bi

Kim Bi was born in 1971 in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. From a young age, she questioned her gender identity, and in 2000, she was reborn as a woman through sex reassignment surgery. That same...

Elisa Biagini

Born in Florence in 1970, Elisa Biagini has published six poetry collections including the bilingual L’Ospite (Einaudi 2004) and  Nel Bosco (Einaudi 2007).  The Guest in the Wood...

Matteo B. Bianchi

Matteo B. Bianchi was born in 1966 in the province of Milan. He has published two novels with Baldini Castoldi Dalai: Generations of Love (1995) and Fermati Tanto Così (in its second...

Birgit Biehl

Birgit Biehl, born in 1944 in the former East Prussia, and currently living in Krefeld, Germany, holds a Ph.D. in Germanic Studies and makes her living as a secondary education teacher. Her...

Michael Bijnens

Michael Bijnens (born 1990) grew up as the son of an Antwerp prostitute. A language addict, he studied German and later graduated from theater school in Brussels before quickly making his name as...

Salam Bin Razzaq

Salam Bin Razzaq is the pen name of Shaikh Abdussalam Abdurrazzaq, who was born in 1941 in Panwil in Maharashtra, India. He finished high school in 1960 and published his first short story two...

Mahi Binebine

Mahi Binebine was born in Marrakech in 1959. He studied in Paris and taught mathematics, until he became recognized first as a painter, then as a novelist. Between 1994 and 1999 he lived in New...

Aziz BineBine

Aziz BineBine was born in Marrakesh in 1946. He completed his secondary education in the French lycée system and then entered the Royal Military Academy, becoming an officer in the Moroccan...

Dmitry Biriukov

Dmitry Biriukov, prose writer and essayist, was born in 1979 in Novosibirsk, where he still lives and works as a journalist. He graduated  from Novosibirsk University and later took a...

Azmi Bishara

Political analyst, writer, academic, activist, and member of the Israeli parliament, Azmi Bishara is one of the region's best known public intellectuals. He is also a contributor to Al-Ahram...

Ahlam Bisharat

A Palestinian writer, Ahlam Bisharat was born in autumn 1975 in the small town of Tamoon in the Northern Valley of Palestine. She worked there as a schoolteacher for a number of years. For four...

Nadine Bismuth

Nadine Bismuth’s first book, the short-story collection Les gens fidèles ne font pas les nouvelles, won the Prix des libraires du Québec and the Prix Adrienne-Choquette. In...

Haifa` Bitar

Haifa` Bitar was born in Lattaquieh, Syria, and is a novelist and short story writer. Her collection of short stories, The Fallen (Beirut: Riad al Rayyess Publishers, 2000), received the Abi Al...

Ela Bittencourt

Ela Bittencourt is a film critic, curator, and writer, currently based in São Paulo. Her essays and interviews have appeared in various film and art publications, such as...

Sergio Bizzio

Sergio Bizzio, born in Buenos Aires in 1956, is a novelist, poet, dramatist, scriptwriter and screenwriter. Author of a large oeuvre and considered ahead of his time by the critics, he has on...

Frederik Bjerre Andersen

Frederik Bjerre Andersen is a Danish poet and “word artist.” Hovedpersonen (The Main Character, 2010) marked his literary debut, though he has been a mainstay in the Danish poetry...

Uilleam Blacker

Uilleam Blacker is a lecturer at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. He has published widely on Ukrainian, Polish, and Russian literature and has...

Christophe Blain

Christophe Blain is one of two artists ever to take the Prix du meilleur album twice at Angoulême: in 2002, for the first volume of Isaac the Pirate (NBM, 2003) and 2013, for the...

Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès

Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès was born in 1954 in Sidi-Bel-Abbès, Algeria. He has been writing full-time since the 1990s, and is also a member of the French Archeological Mission and an...

Hassan Blasim

Hassan Blasim is a poet, filmmaker, and short-story writer. Born in Baghdad in 1973, he spent most of his childhood in Kirkuk, before moving back to Baghdad to study at the city's Academy of...

Andrej Blatnik

Andrej Blatnik was born on May 22, 1963, in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where he studied Comparative Literature and the Sociology of Culture and got his master’s in American Literature and PhD in...

Jaroslava Blažková

Jaroslava Blažková (b. 1933) is an author and journalist, the winner of numerous literary awards for her contributions to children’s literature. A member of Generation 56, a...

Max Blecher

Max Blecher was born in 1909 in Botoşani, Romania. After being diagnosed with Pott's disease (tuberculous spondylitis)--at the time, as was all tuberculosis, incurable--he was forced to...

Claude Bleton

Claude Bleton is the former director of the Collège international des traducteurs littéraires in Arles and translates from Spanish to French. He has translated the works of many...

Jonathan Blitzer

Jonathan Blitzer is an editor at Words Without Borders and currently a Fulbright Scholar in Madrid.

Alain Blottière

Alain Blottière was born in 1954 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. His first novel Saad (excerpted in our January 2016 issue Captivity) was published in 1980 to great critical acclaim and...

Liliana V. Blum

Liliana V. Blum was born in Durango, Mexico, and lives in Tampico. She is the author of The Curse of Eve and Other Stories, forthcoming from Host Publications. Translations of her stories have...

Blutch

Christian Hincker, who uses the pseudonym Blutch, studied art in Strasbourg, where he was born. Blutch made his comic debut in the magazine Fluide Glacial in 1988 with Pecos Jim and several...

Thomas Boberg

Thomas Boberg is an award-winning Danish poet and travel writer. He was nominated for the Nordic Council’s Literary Prize on two occasions, in 1999 for Americas, an account of his travels...

Philip Boehm

Philip Boehm has translated numerous works from German and Polish by authors including Herta Müller, Franz Kafka, and Stefan Chwin. For the theater he has written plays such as Mixtitlan,...

Roberto Bolaño

Born in Santiago, Chile, Roberto Bolaño (1953-2003) moved to Mexico City with his family in 1968. He went back to Chile in 1973, just a month before Pinochet seized power, and was...

François Bon

François Bon was born in Vendee in 1953. After studying mechanical engineering at the Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Arts et Metiers, he specialized in electron beam welding and he...

Massimo Bontempelli

Massimo Bontempelli (1878-1960) graduated in Philosophy and Letters from the University of Turin. He worked as a journalist, teacher, and musicologist, and served as an artillery officer during...

Scott Borchert

Scott Borchert lives in New Jersey and received an master's in Cultural Reporting and Criticism from New York University.

Anonymous (from George Borrow)

George Borrow (1803-81) was a British novelist, traveler, and linguist, famous for his books on the English Gypsies and his novels Lavengro (1851) and The Romany Rye (1857). The two anonymous...

Buddhadeva Bose

Buddhadeva Bose was one of the most important Bengali literary figures of the twentieth century, producing works in almost every form. Born in Eastern Bengal, he grew up in Noakhali and then...

Aleksandar Bošković

Aleksandar Bošković is a lecturer in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian at Columbia University, where he teaches courses on the intersection of literature and visual culture in the Slavic...

Beau Bothwell

Beau Bothwell, is Assistant Professor of Music at Kalamazoo College. He completed his PhD at Columbia University in 2013 with a dissertation entitled “Sound, State, Sawa: Music and Political...

Ahmed Bouanani

Almost as soon as it was published in 1990, Ahmed Bouanani’s great novel, L’Hôpital, disappeared. Not until two decades later, in 2012, was it re-released in both Morocco and...

Hafid Bouazza

Hafid Bouazza (b. 1970) made a striking entry into Dutch literature with his collection of short stories De voeten van Abdullah ( Abdulah's Feet, 1996). Here was a "foreign"...

Rachid Boudjedra

Rachid Boudjedra was born in Aïn Béïda in 1941. He was schooled at the Collège Sadiki in Tunis and fought for the FLN during the War of Independence. Ever since his...

Siham Bouhlal

Siham Bouhlal was born in Casablanca, Morocco, and now lives in Paris. She has a PhD in literature from the Université Paris-Sorbonne, and translates medieval Arabic texts into French. She...

Carmen Boullosa

Carmen Boullosa (born in Mexico City in 1954) is one of Mexico's leading novelists, poets, and playwrights. She has published fifteen novels, the most recent of which are El complot de los...

Sargon Boulus

Iraqi poet Sargon Boulus (1944–2007) remains one of the Arab world's best-known and influential contemporary poets. Born into an Iraqi Assyrian family and growing up in Al-Habbaniyah,...

Pan Bouyoucas

Pan Bouyoucas is a prize-winning Greek-Canadian writer, playwright, and translator. Anna Pourquoi won the Prix littéraire des collégiens in 2005, and two of his works have been...

Zuzana Brabcová

Czech writer Zuzana Brabcová was born in Prague in 1959. In the 1980s she worked as librarian, cleaner and orderly at a Prague hospital, and later as an editor for the publishers Hynek, and...

Coral Bracho

Coral Bracho was born in Mexico City. She has published eight books of poetry, including El ser que va a morir (1982). Among her grants and prizes are the Aguascalientes National Poetry Prize,...

Vitaliano Brancati

Born in 1907 in the small town of Pachino on the southeast corner of Sicily--a bit farther south than Tunis--Vitaliano Brancati has been called the "most Southern of Italian writers,"...

Rosa Alice Branco

Rosa Alice Branco teaches the Psychology of Perception and Contemporary Culture at the Institute of Art and Design near Porto, Portugal. She is the organizer of an annual poetry festival in her...

Thomas Brasch

Thomas Brasch was a German playwright, novelist, poet, translator, and director.  Although born in Yorkshire, England, (Feb. 19, 1945) as the son of Jewish immigrants, his childhood and...

Edgar Brau

Edgar Brau was born in Argentina. He worked as an actor, a stage director, a painter of icons, and a photographer before devoting himself to writing literature. He published his first book,...

Sonia Bravo

Sonia Bravo Utrera holds a Ph.D. in philology and is a university professor, translator, and writer, currently teaching at the University de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. She writes short...

Paulo Henriques Britto

Paulo Henriques Britto was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1951. His third collection of poems, Trovar Claro, received Brazil's equivalent of the National Book Award from the Biblioteca Nacional,...

Alina Bronsky

Born in Jekaterinburg, Russia, in 1978, Bronsky now lives in Frankfurt, Germany. Broken Glass Park, nominated for the prestigious Bachmann Prize, is her first novel. Alina Bronsky is a...

Günter de Bruyn

Günter de Bruyn was born in Berlin in 1926. His novels, historical biographies and cultural commentary on post-unification Germany have earned him a reputation as one of Germany's most...

Sa'eda Buang

Sa’eda Buang is the assistant head of the Asian Languages and Cultures group at the National Institute of Education. Dr. Sa’eda received her Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts from...

Trang Bui

Trang Bui is a reporter based in Hanoi. She writes regularly on culture, arts, and travel.

Kong Bunchhoeun

Kong Bunchhoeun was born in 1939 in Battambang province and grew up during the French Occupation, the Japanese Occupation, and the struggles following independence. “In my crib, my lullabies...

Thomas Bunstead

Thomas Bunstead's translations include work by Eduardo Halfon and Yuri Herrera, Aixa de la Cruz's story "True Milk" in Best of European Fiction (Dalkey Archive, 2015), and the...

Dror Burstein

Dror Burstein was born in 1970 in Netanya, Israel, and lives in Tel Aviv. He first became a fully qualified lawyer, then he left the legal field and started studying literature. He received a...

Mansour Bushnaf

Dissident Libyan playwright and novelist Mansour Bushnaf started his literary career in the 1970s; his twenty plays have been performed and read across Libya. He was imprisoned for...

Miguel Bustos

Miguel Bustos (1973) works as a graphic designer for the National University of Colombia. His comics and illustrations have won several national awards. His work focuses on technical expressivity,...

Christopher Buxton

Christopher Buxton is a novelist and translator. He moved to Bulgaria in 1977, where he worked as a teacher for three years. He has been writing Bulgarian orientated fiction since 2006 and...

Rumena Bužarovska

Rumena Bužarovska (1981, Skopje) is the author of three short story collections: Scribbles (Čkrtki, Ili-ili, 2007), Wisdom Tooth (Osmica, Blesok, 2010) and My Husband (Mojot maž,...

Kim Byung-hun

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Koo Byung-Mo

Born in 1976 in Seoul, Koo Byung-Mo studied Korean literature (BA) at Kyung Hee University and worked as an editor. Currently a full-time writer, she was awarded the second Changbi Prize for Young...
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