Photo Essay

  • Migrant Workers Poetry Competition
    January 14, 2015 | Dipika Mukherjee
    Dipika Mukherjee reports on the first-ever Migrant Workers Poetry Competition in Singapore, at which construction-site laborers read their poems in November. Rarely is poetry, with its messy angst, evoked in the same breath as the Asian megacity Singapore. Singapore brings to mind an efficient nanny state, the bustling financial center of Asia, or an air-conditioned, sanitized nation, b...
  • August 1, 2012 | Marina Ruiz
     During the 2012 Salon du Livre (Book Fair) in Paris, WLT intern Marina Ruiz made her way through the many booths, panel discussions, book signings, and authors. The photo gallery above features captions detailing the many sights at the 2012 Salon du Livre, and below is a collection of Ruiz's illustrations to document her very entertaining experience traveling to and through the extr...