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Najem Wali

Najem Wali was born in al-Amara, Iraq, in 1956, and earned a degree in German literature from Baghdad University in 1978.  In 1980 he left Iraq and settled in Hamburg, where he earned an...

Ken Walibora

Ken Walibora is an assistant professor in the Department of African Languages and Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests include world literature, comparative...

Rodolfo Walsh

Rodolfo Walsh is one of the most important Argentinean writers of the second half of the twentieth century. He is considered a canonical writer in Argentina and elsewhere in Latin America, where...

Shen Wan-ting

Shen Wan-ting is a playwright and puppeteer from Taiwan. She graduated from the Department of Drama Creation and Application at the National University of Tainan and is studying scriptwriting at...

Jenny Wang Medina

Jenny Wang Medina is a translator and PhD candidate in East Asian languages and cultures at Columbia University in New York City. Her dissertation examines the reinvention of Korean culture in the...

Randi Ward

Randi Ward (1982) is a writer, translator, lyricist and photographer from West Virginia. She earned her MA in Cultural Studies from the University of the Faroe Islands in 2007. Her work...

Alison Watts

Alison Watts was born in Australia and lives in northern Japan, where she works as a freelance Japanese-to-English literary translator. She has translated Aya Goda’s TAO: On the Road...

Charles Waugh

Charles Waugh lives in the small mountain town of Logan, Utah, where he teaches at Utah State University. With Nguyen Lien and Van Gia, he is the co-editor and co-translator of Wild...

Peter Weber

Peter Weber is a Swiss novelist and musician. Born in 1968 in Wattwill, Switzerland, he has lived in Zurich for many years, although he travels frequently and spent most of 2008-9 in...

Wang Wei

Wang Wei (701-61) may be China's most immediately appealing poet, and historically he was no less revered as a painter. Rather than rendering a realistic image of a landscape, Wang is...

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