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January 13th, 2017

From the Translator: On Petre Dimovski’s “The Bird on the Balcony”

by Will Firth

Will Firth’s translation of “The Bird on the Balcony” by Petre Dimovski appears in the January 2017 feature, Short Fiction from Macedonia.   One of the five stories…read more

January 11th, 2017

First Read—From “The Gringo Champion” by Aura Xilonen

by Aura Xilonen and Andrea Rosenberg

Aura Xilonen’s The Gringo Champion, translated by Andrea Rosenberg and out this month from Europa Editions, in narrated by Liborio, a young man who illegally immigrates to the United…read more

January 9th, 2017

The City and the Writer: In Istanbul with Beldan Sezen

by Nathalie Handal

If each city is like a game of chess, the day when I have learned the rules, I shall finally possess my empire, even if I shall never succeed in knowing all the cities it contains. —Italo…read more

January 5th, 2017

Tourism, “Tradition,” and the Politics of Humor in the Cuban Play “¡Guan Melón! ¡Tu Melón!”

by Rebecca L. Salois

¡Guan Melón! ¡Tu Melón! is a relatively new Cuban play which debuted in 2016 at the Festival Internacional de Teatro de La Habana. I attended performances during the…read more

January 2nd, 2017

The City and the Writer: In Paris with Janet Hulstrand

by Nathalie Handal

If each city is like a game of chess, the day when I have learned the rules, I shall finally possess my empire, even if I shall never succeed in knowing all the cities it contains. —Italo…read more

December 30th, 2016

The 2016 Best of the Blog: Women in Translation, Interviews with Award Winners, and more

by The Editors

Before the year is out, catch some of our most-read WWB Daily articles of 2016, including interviews with award-winning writers and translators, international women writers to add to your…read more


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