Skip to content
Words Without Borders "stands as a monument to international collaboration and a shared belief in artistic possibility." — 2018 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize Citation

Graphic Lit

The Minibus

by Naz Tansel
Translated by Canan Marasligil

"What do you want us to do, sit on their heads?"

An Endless Green Line

by Gianluca Costantini and by Elettra Stamboulis
Translated by Jamie Richards

Every town had two soccer teams. A right-wing one and a left-wing one.

Urban Tails

by Ilana Zeffren
Translated by Ilana Zeffren

Where are they? It's late.


by Monika Szydłowska
Translated by Sean Gasper Bye

Heniek always wanted to leave.

Men and Beasts

by Daniel Sixte and by Sinzo Aanza
Translated by Edward Gauvin

Listen up—it’s not just General anymore. I’m Marshal General now.


by The Trantraal Brothers
Translated by The Trantraal Brothers

I'd wait till he was asleep. Then I'd cut his throat with a knife.


by Francisco de la Mora and by José Luis Pescador Huerta
Translated by Gabriela Mejan

You have not yet realized that you are misunderstanding everything.

Forty-four Years Later

by Michaël Olbrechts
Translated by Michele Hutchison

I'm going to take you to the interbellum period, to 1936.

The Strange

by Jérôme Ruillier
Translated by Edward Gauvin

Lots of stranges aren't here legally.

from A Short Guide to Being the Perfect Political Refugee

by Mana Neyestani
Translated by Ghazal Mosadeq

This number is your identity.

The Fall

by Galit Seliktar and by Gilad Seliktar
Translated by On Barak

It parachuted down.

from Le Piano Oriental

by Zeina Abirached
Translated by Edward Gauvin

Fifteen years later, I was the one who left.

Flapflap Blues

by Mazen Kerbaj
Translated by Mercedes Claire Gilliom

In the sky, never much. In the streets, always too much.

Noodling in New York

by Akino Kondoh
Translated by Jocelyne Allen

No Japanese person would call a cat Thomas Jefferson.

The Sea Girl & the Prince

by Chae Kyeong-weon and by Bae In-yeong
Translated by Bella Dalton-Fenkl

What! Who could this strange man be?

Page 2 of 9 pages  < 1 2 3 4 >  Last ›

Like what you read? Help WWB bring you the best new writing from around the world.