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  • 2015 Neustadt Festival
    September 2, 2015 | WLT
    NEWS RELEASE Kate PetersSenior PR Director, COHN303-839-1415 [email protected] Robert Con DavisExecutive Director, World Literature Today405-325-45...
  • September 2, 2015 | WLT
      A Cover Feature on Poetry Inspired by post-1950 Visual Art featuring poems by Lauren Camp, Lola Créïs, Hedy Habra, Wafaa S. Jdeed, Circe Maia, Tatiana Oroño, Rita Mockus, Ravi Shankar, Ram...
  • Readers at Denver's Lighthouse Writers Workshop
    June 4, 2015 | WLT
     Source: DU VideoManager On May 27, WLT celebrated the release of its May 2015 issue at a standing-room-only launch party at Denver’s Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Watch guest editors Ad...
  • 2016 Neustadt Prize Finalists
    May 27, 2015 | WLT
    An international, nine-member jury of accomplished writers have selected the shortlist for the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, with their sole criterion for nominating finalists being d...
  • The 2016 Neustadt Prize Jury
    May 18, 2015 | WLT
    The 2016 Neustadt International Prize for Literature jury panel features nine writers: Alison Anderson, United States/Switzerland Porochista Khakpour, Iran/United States Valeria Luiselli, Mexico/Uni...
  • Astrid Ivask with Octavio Paz
    April 2, 2015 | WLT
    The executive director, editors, and staff at World Literature Today at the University of Oklahoma are saddened to hear of Astrid Ivask’s death.  In her time at the University of Oklahoma in...
  • March 31, 2015 | WLT
    UPDATE: PRAESA (Project for the Study of Alternative Educations) has received the 2015 ALMA award. Watch the videos below to see the announcement and to learn more about this organization in South Af...
  • The hashtag #IReadWLT written on a sheet of paper with the magazine in the background
    February 25, 2015 | WLT
    From February 25 to March 10, we are inviting readers to tell us what they like most about WLT. In 25 words or less, tweet us some love with the hashtag...
  • Assia Djebar. Photo by Irmeli Jung.
    February 9, 2015 | WLT
    Assia Djebar. Photo by Irmeli Jung. The editors and staff of World Literature Today were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Algerian-born novelist, translator, and filmmaker Assi...
  • January 22, 2015 | WLT
    A cover feature on Iranian exile lit featuring Moniro Ravanipour, Omid Fallahazad, Mohsen Emadi, and Mana Neyestani, guest-edited by Persis Karim  plus Roberto Fernández Retamar’s reading re...
  • Meshack Asare
    October 24, 2014 | WLT
    Asare is the first African writer to be awarded the biennial $25,000 Prize World Literature Today, the award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, today...
  • Neustadt Festival
    September 24, 2014 | WLT
    Norman, Oklahoma, Sept. 24, 2014 – The 2014 Neustadt Festival of International Literature and Culture, featuring writers and scholars from Africa, Europe and the United States, will take place on th...
  • September 22, 2014 | WLT
    A special section on post-Wende central European lit (1989–2014) Jenny Erpenbeck (Germany), an excerpt from The End of Days, tr. Susan Bernofsky Tomas...
  • 25 Books that Inspired the World
    September 1, 2014 | WLT
    In conjunction with our November 2014 cover feature—which will focus on central European literature since the fall of the Berlin Wall—the editors of WLT invited 25 writers to nominate one boo...
  • July 30, 2014 | WLT
    The fifth and last round of the Summer Reading LitQuest continues with a trip through some of our recent interviews on the WLT website. Answer all the questions right and you'll be entered...
  • July 24, 2014 | WLT
    Celebrating the First 10 Years of the NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature featuring contributions from all six laureates and a retrospe...
  • Book Reviews
    July 16, 2014 | WLT
    The fourth round of the Summer Reading LitQuest continues with a journey through some of our recent book reviews on the WLT website. Answer all the questions right and you'll be entered to...
  • Essay Litquest graphic
    June 29, 2014 | WLT
    The Summer Reading LitQuest continues into July with a journey through some of our recent essays on the WLT website. Answer all the questions right and you'll be entered to win a free digit...
  • Poetry
    June 30, 2014 | WLT
    The Summer Reading LitQuest continues this week with a journey through some of our recent poetry on the WLT website. Answer all the questions right and you'll be entered to win a free digit...
  • LitQuest Fiction Week
    June 1, 2014 | WLT
    The Summer Reading LitQuest kicks off this week with a journey through some of our recent fiction on the WLT website. Answer all the questions right and you'll be entered to win a free digi...
  • Seven Lives and One Great Love: The Memoirs of a Cat
    May 13, 2014 | WLT
    As you’re building your summer reading lists, don’t forget these new translations.   Seven Lives and One Great Love: The Memoirs of a Cat Lena Divani Konstantine Matsoukas, tr. (Europa Editions)    ...
  • Book cover of Navidad & Matanza
    April 29, 2014 | WLT
    Every month, new English translations appear. Here are three of April’s offerings. Navidad & Matanza Carlos Labbé. Will Vanderhyden, tr. (Open Letter) In Chilean writer Carlos Labbé’s short metaf...
  • Poem in Your Pocket Day. Photo by andifansnet/Flickr. Adaption by Jen Rickard Blair.
    April 23, 2014 | WLT
     Photo by andifansnet/Flickr. Adaption by Jen Rickard Blair. Poem in your Pocket Day is tomorrow (April 24th), and you can celebrate by carrying your favorite poem with you and sharing it with other...
  • April 7, 2014 | WLT
    A cover feature on Argentine/Spanish writer Andrés Neuman, the 2014 Puterbaugh Fellow, plus highlights from the 2014 Puterbaugh Festival  and A special section on translation featuring Eric...
  • March 25, 2014 | WLT
    The following four titles are new translations released this month and are ready to jump onboard your spring or summer reading lists.   Stories Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, ...

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