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WWB Daily: Past Posts

Sep, 2021

Around the World with Queer Kid Lit and YA: 13 Books to Read Now
Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp
Annie M. G. Schmidt
Naveen Kishore, Renowned Publisher of Seagull Books, to Receive 2021 Ottaway Award
Words Without Borders
Carl de Souza on Mauritian History, Multilingualism, and the Events that Inspired “Kaya Days”
Jeffrey Zuckerman
Doves Wailing in the Same Great Tree: An Interview with Khalid al-Maaly, Founder of al-Kamel Verlag
Safwan Khatib

Aug, 2021

The Watchlist: August 2021
Tobias Carroll
my great-grandmother had the health of a cosmonaut
Maria Tselovatova
Two Poems
Fiston Mwanza Mujila
Introducing WWB’s Digital Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Bruna Dantas Lobato
Words Without Borders
A Treasure Chest of Goodbyes
Nataliya Deleva
The Translator Relay: Jayme Costa Pinto
Words Without Borders
“The Wellspring That Relieves My Thirst”: Kim Bi on Writing Queer Literature
Victoria Caudle
11 Translated Books by Asian Women Writers to Read This #WITMonth
Words Without Borders
The Interrogation
Hwang Sok-Yong

Jul, 2021

“You Belong Nowhere”: Leïla Slimani on the Trauma of Colonialism and Her Forthcoming Novel
Madeleine Feeny
The Watchlist: July 2021
Tobias Carroll
Cabo Verdean President Jorge Carlos Fonseca: Poetry Is the Only Instrument of Radical Change
David Shook
“Language Is a Code”: Ali Feruz on Prison Literature, Exile, and the Power of Journalism
José Vergara
We’re Hiring: Education Fellow
Words Without Borders
On Fantasy and the Poetry of the Past: An Interview with Sofia Samatar
Safwan Khatib
The Book That Launched Japan’s #MeToo Movement
Shiori Ito
Behind the Art: “Addict and Betrayer”
Hung-Chi Chen
We’re Hiring: WWB Seeks Books Editor
The Editors
The Translator Relay: Karen Sherwood Sotelino
Words Without Borders

Jun, 2021

Power Resides within It: Louise Law Lok-Man and Jennifer Feeley on Hong Kong Literature
Louise Law Lok-Man Jennifer Feeley
The City and the Writer: In Baghdad with Sinan Antoon
Nathalie Handal
The Watchlist: June 2021
Tobias Carroll
Where the Infinite Unfolds
Dulce Maria Cardoso
10 New Children’s Books in Translation to Read This Summer
Words Without Borders
Subverting Gendered Language: Hannah Kauders on Translating Iván Monalisa Ojeda’s “Las Biuty Queens”
Shoshana Akabas
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