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  • Andres Neuman. Photo by Luis Angel.
    March 6, 2014 | WLT
    Photo by Luis Angel. Award-winning Argentinean-Spanish writer and translator Andrés Neuman will visit the University of Oklahoma as the marquee writer for the 2014 Puterbaugh Festival of Internation...
  • March 5, 2014 | WLT
    We need your help! Our March 2013 cover featuring the photography of Phil Borges is competing among some very big mainstream magazines, but we're hopeful that—with your vote—we can win. Cast...
  • December 4, 2013 | WLT
    Our official list of Pushcart nominees from the 2013 issues of WLT is complete, and we've published all the pieces online for your reading convenience. The Pushcart Prize annually honors the...
  • Mia Couto
    November 1, 2013 | WLT
    Mia Couto, laureate of the 2014 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. NORMAN, OKLA., Nov. 1, 2013 – Mozambican author António Emílio Leite Couto (Mia Couto) has been chosen by a jury of nine...
  • October 8, 2013 | WLT
    In these new translations from Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese, you can visit the publishing houses of fifteenth-century Venice, the early years of Brasília, and twenty-first-century Buenos Aires....
  • September 30, 2013 | WLT
    Photo zeze57/Flickr To celebrate International Translation Day, we’ve invited translations of the following quote—about translation—by Andrés Neuman, the 2009 Alfaguara Prize-winning author and 2014...
  • September 26, 2013 | WLT
    Two University of Oklahoma faculty from the College of International Studies will appear on OETA (COX 14) discussing the current crisis in the Middle East on Sunday, September 29, at 1 p.m. Joshua L...
  • September 16, 2013 | WLT
    A Conversation with Chuck Beard  With independent bookstores closing even in those cities where they typically thrive, opening a new bookstore is an act of bravery, perhaps even faith. When Chuck...
  • July 16, 2013 | WLT
    NEWS RELEASEFor immediate release Allyse Sanchez303-839-1415, ext. [email protected] Robert Con DavisExecutive Director, World Literature Today405-...
  • July 9, 2013 | WLT
    In June we offered a list of twelve summer reads, all translated titles. Today we add two more to the list, both stories of summer published this month. Phillippe Georget, Summertime and All the...
  • June 18, 2013 | WLT
    NEWS RELEASEFor immediate release Allyse Sanchez 303-839-1415, ext. [email protected] Robert Con DavisExecutive Director,...
  • June 11, 2013 | WLT
    What are you reading this summer? Here at WLT, we believe no reading list is complete without several translated titles. In these twelve new translations, you can travel from 1931 Naples to...
  • May 21, 2013 | WLT
    In these May translations from Bulgarian, French, and Norwegian, you can see Marseilles through Jean-Claude Izzo’s eyes, witness a Swiss schoolteacher’s emotional crisis, watch Karl Ove Knausgaard’s...
  • May 8, 2013 | WLT
    Emily Johnson, Associate Professor of Russian in the University of Oklahoma’s Department of Modern Languages, Literatures & Linguistics, is a longtime contributing editor to Wo...
  • April 17, 2013 | WLT
    Tomorrow is National Poem in Your Pocket Day, and we are providing a printable PDF of “Words” by Dana Gioia, and the download comes paired with the Spanish translation by José Emilio Pacheco. The poe...
  • Eric Whitacre Ted Talk
    April 5, 2013 | WLT
    This Monday marks a week into poetry month and the opening of the 26th Puterbaugh Festival of International Literature and Culture. Continuing the poetry month celebration, we have a fun find that ti...
  • Chinua Achebe
    March 23, 2013 | WLT
    Photo by Angela Radulescu/Flickr   In tribute to Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe, who passed away this Thursday at the age of 82, we’ve opened the vault to share these compelling and inspiring words...
  • February 12, 2013 | WLT
    Rights free potrait. Library of Congress. Join us in celebrating Abraham Lincoln’s birthday by adding your translations of this short Lincoln quote in the comments of this blog post. Thanks to W...
  • Helsinki in winter
    January 30, 2013 | WLT
    Helsinki in winter. Photo Anthony Tison/Flickr If you’re like most of us, you’re interested in visiting cities all over the world but unable to do so, or at least do so as much as you’d like. In our...
  • January 18, 2013 | WLT
    A bookshop in Norway. Photo readingoutloud/Flickr All of this happened while I was walking around starving in Christiania [Oslo]—that strange city no one escapes from until it has left...
  • PEN America
    January 16, 2013 | WLT
    Don’t miss this chance to submit to PEN’s awards for translated literature. PEN is still accepting submissions for the $3,000 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, the $3,000 PEN Translation Prize, an...
  • Books
    November 20, 2012 | WLT
    In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday, we—the editors at WLT—have each listed a few of our favorite books in translation that we are truly thankful for. Let us know in the comments if yo...
  • November 8, 2012 | WLT
    We are pleased to officially present the WLT shortlist of Pushcart Prize nominations for 2012. The Pushcart Prize annually honors the best poetry, short fiction, or essays published in small...
  • November 7, 2012 | WLT
    Left: WLT intern Alyssa Boutelle's illustration of a quote from the September issue of WLT. Right, a screenshot of the new WLT Pinterest. We’ve been pinning away in our ne...
  • Angelman
    October 30, 2012 | WLT
    WLT interviews Fantagraphic Books editor and publisher Kim Thompson about his recent translation of Nicolas Mahler’s Angelman. WLT: The Fantagraphics websi...

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