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The Art of Expressing One’s Agony: An Interview with M. Raouf Bachir

Mohamed Raouf Bachir was a successful and celebrated writer of short stories in Syria in the sixties and seventies, becoming a member of the state-sponsored Arab Writers Union, on the Story and Novel Committee in 1974, and later honored as the “Sheikh of Aleppo’s Authors.” Now in his eighties, he has gone into exile in Turkey, having lost his home in Aleppo along with its contents, including his entire literary archive, and endured a traumatic exit from his homeland, like...

Translation Roundup

READ Awards and Honors Check out the 22 entries for the 2012 Banipal Translation Prize! Interviews, Articles, Reviews In the September issue of World Literature Today, Chilean novelist Joseph Brodky discusses postmemory cyborgs, monumentalization, the ability to get excited about lies, and his friendship with Roberto Bolaño. Also in this month's WLT: nine very short interviews with flash fiction writers from around the world. “This is the sort of poet for...
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