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WWB Daily: Past Posts

Jul, 2019

First Read—From “History. A Mess.”
Sigrún Pálsdóttir
The City and the Writer: In Worcester with Oliver de la Paz
Nathalie Handal
Emboldening Queer Characters: On Translating Gender
Victoria Caudle
Notes from the Classroom: On Teaching Translation
Jenny McPhee

Jun, 2019

The Feminist Novel Is on the Rise in the Arab Gulf: An Interview With Mona Kareem
Salwa Benaissa
The Watchlist: June 2019
Tobias Carroll
The City and the Writer: In Bangalore with Madhuri Vijay
Nathalie Handal
11 International Queer Pieces to Read Right Now
Susan Harris
Starting at the Surface: An Interview with Lee Hyemi
So J. Lee
수면에서 시작하기: 이혜미 작가와의 인터뷰
So J. Lee
Sun and Slang: On Translating Geovani Martins’s “The Sun on My Head”
Julia Sanches
The City and the Writer: In Bombay with Jeet Thayil
Nathalie Handal
First Read—From “Among the Lost”
Emiliano Monge

May, 2019

Words Without Borders Launches Poems in Translation Contest
The Editors of Words Without Borders
Introducing WWB’s Digital Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Susannah Greenblatt
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First Read—“Knowingly Willingly,” from “A New Divan”
Gonca Özmen
The City and the Writer: In Nablus with Isabella Hammad
Nathalie Handal
The Watchlist: May 2019
Tobias Carroll
The Translator Relay: Lazer Lederhendler
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The City and the Writer: In Tripoli, Lebanon with Ruth Awad
Nathalie Handal
PEN World Voices Feature: “Under My Feet, My Whole Body,” by Marcia Tiburi
Marcia Tiburi
An Interview with Ma Jian and Flora Drew
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An Interview with Man Booker International Shortlisters Alia Trabucco Zerán and Sophie Hughes
Susannah Greenblatt
Our 2019 PEN World Voices Festival Itinerary
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Apr, 2019

Every Month Is Poetry Month
Susan Harris
“we are we”
Noémi Lefebvre and Laurent Grappe
The City and the Writer: In San José, Costa Rica with David Cruz
Nathalie Handal
Two Poems: The Country that Slips through My Fingers
Ru Freeman
Words for Sri Lanka: “The Heartbeat of My Country”
Malinda Seneviratne
The Taste of a Silver Spoon: María Gainza’s “Optic Nerve”
Tamara Tenenbaum
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