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June 22nd, 2018

Introducing Mandana Naviafar

by Words Without Borders

We’re pleased to welcome Mandana Naviafar, who will be working with Nadia Kalman on our education program, Words Without Borders Campus, this summer. Originally from Tehran, Iran, Mandana…read more

June 20th, 2018

Panic: An International Exquisite Corpse

by José Eduardo Agualusa, Theodora Dimova, Naz Tansel, and Prabda Yoon

Words Without Borders partnered with SLICE to produce an International Exquisite Corpse story, written by four writer/translator teams from around the world. Below is the resulting story (in…read more

June 18th, 2018

First Read—From “The Hospital”

by Ahmed Bouanani

Ahmed Bouanani’s The Hospital, translated from the French by Lara Vergnaud, is forthcoming from New Directions. Based on the author’s own experiences as a tuberculosis patient, the…read more

June 15th, 2018

Stream These for Pride Month: Seven Foreign Films Based on Fiction

by Veronica Scott Esposito

Looking for appropriate international viewing fare for Pride Month? Veronica Scott Esposito offers a catalog of foreign films based on queer books. Kiss of the Spider Woman Brazilian…read more

June 13th, 2018

The Watchlist: June 2018

by Tobias Carroll

Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.   From Liveright | The Collected…read more

June 12th, 2018

We’re Hiring: Development Assistant

by Words Without Borders

Development Assistant Part-time (two days/week) Brooklyn, NY Words Without Borders seeks a Development Assistant to support the Executive Director in the organization’s fundraising…read more


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