South Korean publisher Chulganil is recalling copies of a book of children’s writing that features a poem by a 10-year-old about matricide.
Burmese Publishing Recovering from Bribery, Turmoil
James Byrne surveys Burmese literature as it has evolved beyond mass censorship, and sees reasons for cautious optimism.
Nathan L. Brown: The Self-Publishing Poet Laureate
Oklahoma’s former Poet Laureate Nathan Brown discusses how his career was transformed by his decision to transition into self-publishing, tripling sales.
HAIL, FRIENDS!: A Poem Celebrating the Year in Publishing
In the tradition of the annual New Yorker Christmas poem, Roger Tagholm serves up some verse to celebrate the year in publishing passed.
Read Russia Global Prize Shortlist Announced
The Read Russia Prize has announced its biennial global shortlist of 17 translators and translations of Russian literature into other languages.
On Trying to Bring More African Poetry to the World
Ghanaian-born writer Kwame Dawes discusses his newest project, The African Poetry Book Fund, a project to promote African poetry in the world.
Oh Captain, My Captain: On Robin Williams and Literature
Roger Tagholm looks back at how Robin Williams brought moments of poetry and literature to life for a generation, instilling them in the popular culture.
Singapore’s Book Council on East/West Publishing Relations
We spoke to R. Ramachandran of the National Book Development Council of Singapore about the country’s efforts to become a regional hub for literary arts.
On Breaking Demographic Borders for Books With Crowdfunding
A look at how and why Texas’ tiny Cinco Puntos Press are using crowdfunding to finance and publish their latest book of poetry — and how it can expand audience.
Germany’s Small Presses: Gourmet Reading for Book Gluttons
Germany’s small press scene is thriving, with an eclectic mix of ambitious publishers seeking out new authors, experimenting with formats and finding audiences.