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The 2016 Words Without Borders Gala & Globe Trot

Tuesday night WWB staff, board, contributors, supporters, and readers gathered at Tribeca 360, where the panoramic view mirrored the sweep of our content, to celebrate our thirteenth anniversary and present the fourth James H. Ottaway Jr. Award for the Promotion of International Literature to New Directions publisher Barbara Epler. After a convivial cocktail hour, guests took their seats with literary table hosts including Paul Auster, Siri Hustvedt, Carmen Boullosa, John Keene, and...

Barbara Epler to Receive WWB Ottaway Award

We are thrilled to announce that Barbara Epler, president and publisher of New Directions Publishing Company, has been selected to receive the 2016 Words Without Borders Ottaway Award for the Promotion of International Literature. “Throughout her long and illustrious tenure at New Directions, Barbara Epler has broadened our literary tastes by introducing us to some of the world’s great writers,” said Words Without Borders Board Chair Samantha Schnee. “For her...

The Week in Translation

GO what: The Bridge Series: WWB contributor Idra Novey and Johnny Lorenz in conversation with Barbara Epler on Clarice Lispector when: Wednesday, January 23, 7pm where: The Center for Fiction, New York more info: http://ow.ly/gZZSM what: Inspirations with Seamus Heaney and Simon Armitage when: Sunday, January 27, 7-9pm where: Tricycle Theatre, London, UK more info: http://ow.ly/h004l

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