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READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to the five novelists on the Man Asian Literary Prize shortlist, including WWB contributor Musharraf Ali Farooqi. The winner will be announced March 14th! Interviews, Articles, Reviews "Why break a language? To wake it up," writes poet, translator, and WWB contributor Ilya Kaminsky in the latest issue of Poetry. Three Percent praises "the exquisite texture and lively rhythms" of Cuban born writer Severo Sarduy’s novel...

A Note from the Poetry Editor

Poets must speak of their time, Czeslaw Milosz often told his students. And so they, in very different ways, do. Karim Fawzi, in a poem dated June 9th, 2003, speaks of berries and Baghdad, and of beating his present existence "with the cane of departure," while Valzhyna Mort tells us about the fate of her generation in post-Soviet (but still totalitarian) Belarus. As you will browse through the pages of this special "all poetry" issue of Words Without Borders you will discover many...

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