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Several Worlds Simultaneously: Seeking Argentina


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April 24th, 2018

After Borges: Tamara Tenenbaum and the Search for a New Argentine Literature

by Susannah Greenblatt

Susannah Greenblatt spoke with Tamara Tenenbaum, winner of the inaugural Premio Ficciones, a prize given by Argentina’s Ministry of Culture for a short-story collection by a…read more

April 23rd, 2018

The Most Dangerous Dream of All—A Multilingual Most Exquisite Corpse Story

by Sergio Chejfec, Maria Cabrera, Basma Abdel Aziz, and Petra Hůlová

At PEN America’s Lit Crawl Manhattan 2018, Words Without Borders and SLICE Literary partnered to present a multilingual exquisite corpse, a story authored by…read more

April 20th, 2018

An Interview with Petra Hůlová

by Jessie Chaffee

We spoke with Czech author Petra Hůlová about her novel Three Plastic Rooms (trans. Alex Zucker, Jantar Publishing, 2017), which received a PEN Translates award from English…read more

April 18th, 2018

When Translation Becomes Homage

by Chantal Ringuet

In memory of Mireille Knoll   I’ve always envisioned literary translation as a form of creation—a creation by a third party who takes the baton passed by the author to…read more

April 17th, 2018

The City and the Writer: In Paris with Négar Djavadi

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

April 16th, 2018

The Watchlist: April 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 Biblioasis | Transparent City…read more

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