Articles tagged "International Literature"


Our Guide to the 2016 Brooklyn Book Festival & Bookend Events

The Brooklyn Book Festival is this Sunday, with a stellar lineup of literary conversations, preceded by exciting Bookend events all this week. Below is our itinerary of not-to-be-missed...

PEN World Voices Festival As It Happened: Literary Quest: Westbeth Edition

Alexandre Vidal Porto reads from his novel Sergio Y. Photo: Bruna Dantas Lobato. I grabbed a map of the Westbeth Artists Housing in the West Village and traced a plan for the evening of...

We Have a New Book Review Editor!

We’re pleased to welcome M. Bartley Seigel as the new book review editor of Words without Borders. Matt comes to us with experience as poet, writer, literary editor and publisher,...

2015 PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature: Coverage at Words without Borders

The PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature returns for an eleventh year, this time focusing on the literatures of Africa. Words without Borders will be be covering many of...

Viva Translation!

In 2010 the acclaimed American writer Lydia Davis published a new English translation of Gustave Flaubert’s acclaimed novel Madame Bovary. The convergence of so much acclaim did not, of course,...

We Have to Love Brazil: A FLIP Diary

Day One: Wednesday, July 4 Precisamos adorar o Brasil! We have to love Brazil! Anticipation is running high as FLIP (the Festa Literária Internacional de Paraty, or International...

The Advanced Language Class as Translation Workshop

A wonderful, and perhaps underappreciated, way to bring international literature into the classroom is through transforming advanced language classes into translation workshops. While language...