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WWB Daily: Past Posts

Sep, 2020

The Translator Relay: Don Mee Choi
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An Interview with WWB Poetry Contest Winner Bryan Mendoza
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The City and the Writer: In London with Jay Parini
Nathalie Handal
An Interview with WWB Poetry Contest Winner Nguyễn-Hoàng Quyên
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Hiding in Plain Sight: Carlos Fonseca and Megan McDowell on Translating “Natural History”
Megan McDowell
Shining a Light on Children’s Books in Translation: Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp on World Kid Lit Month
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Announcing the Winners of the 2020 Poems in Translation Contest
The Editors of Words Without Borders
Damián Cabrera on Hybrid Languages, Dust, and the Invention of Paraguay
Elisa Taber
Selva Almada
Against the “Good” Translation: The Power of Disobedience
Gitanjali Patel Jessie Spivey

Aug, 2020

Discovering Murakami
David Karashima
The Watchlist: August 2020
Tobias Carroll
The City and the Writer: In New York City with Bob Holman
Nathalie Handal
9 Translated Books by Black Women Writers to Read This #WITMonth
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Birds in Formation
Nguyen Ngoc Tu
The City and the Writer: In Salerno with Giorgio Sica
Nathalie Handal

Jul, 2020

“An Immigrant Like an Automobile”
Malgorzata Szejnert
The Watchlist: July 2020
Tobias Carroll
First Read—From “No Presents Please”
Jayant Kaikini
“A Recurring Dream”: Moris Farhi, Erich Auerbach, and the Novelization of Turkish Jewry
Matt Hanson
Behind the Art: “Rose of Sapatão”
Nilbar Güreş
The City and the Writer: In New York City with Willa Carroll
Nathalie Handal
First Read: From “Breathing Through the Wound”
Víctor del Árbol
Confronting the Institution of Language: Juan Arabia on Poetry and the Pandemic
María Agustina Pardini
10 Translated Books from India to Read Now
Arunava Sinha

Jun, 2020

The Watchlist: June 2020
Tobias Carroll
Translating the Ancient Female Voice as Queer
Gnaomi Siemens
The City and the Writer: In Paris with Marilyn Hacker
Nathalie Handal
The Translator Relay: Kristin Dykstra
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The Complete WWB Decameron
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