Taking as a starting point the protest over right-wing exhibitors at the 2017 Göteborg Book Fair, ‘Words Without Borders’ March issue focuses on politics, stereotypes, and identity in Swedish and Finnish writing.
Coinciding with the Angoulême International Comics Festival, Words Without Borders’ latest issues explores graphic novels and nonfiction in translation.
Just try to get into this year without slipping on a banana peel. ‘Words Without Borders’ this month helps you pick yourself up off the floor, with international humor.
‘A near complete sidelining of black writers,’ says ‘Words Without Borders’ editor Eric MB Becker, has resulted in a literature of the shadows.
This month’s issue of Words Without Borders features contemporary Vietnamese writers and the silence of previous generations quieted by oppression.
‘We’re all taxed resource-wise,’ says Chad W. Post. But as he receives the Ottaway Award, he says he’s optimistic about the state of literature in translation.
Translator Daniel Hahn is organizing a UK editors’ trip to the Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2019 with support from several literary organizations.
This month’s ‘Words Without Borders’ magazine explores how translation helps India’s Dalits reveal their talent—and struggles.
At its fundraising gala this autumn, the nonprofit organization behind the magazine ‘Words Without Borders’ will honor the University of Rochester’s Chad Post for his longtime leadership in the American translation and publishing community.
‘Our culture is perfectly compatible with the values of the free world.’ Gvantsa Jobava is guest editor of the September issue of ‘Words Without Borders,’ as Georgia prepares to be Guest of Honor at Frankfurter Buchmesse.