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  • 2013 Puterbaugh Festival Highlights Video
    May 23, 2013 | Jen Rickard Blair
    The 2013 Puterbaugh Festival of International Literature and Culture was an inspiring success, and we’ve compiled moments throughout the week that capture the impact that Puterbaugh Fellow Maaza Mengiste and visiting renowned photographer Phil Borges had during the four days of events surrounding women's empowerment through literature, art, and film. Watch, enjoy, and then we hope you’ll tune in...
  • 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 ties the two together—with music. In this TED talk, composer Eric Whitacre has created a “virtual choir” composition titled “Cloudburst” which is based on the poem by 1971 Puterbaugh Fellow Octavio Paz....
  • March 18, 2013 | Daniel Simon
    Photo by Jonathan Stalling Two weeks ago, at the 2013 conference of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs in Boston, I spoke on the panel “Looking Out: American Journals on the World Stage” along with Kwame Dawes of Prairie Schooner and Paul Reyes of VQR. The three of us reflected on the ways in which our respective journals seek to engage an internationalist perspe...
  • December 12, 2012 | Jonathan Stalling
    The creation of the animated book trailer for Mo Yan’s Sandalwood Death was a labor of love carried out over nearly two years. I conceived of the idea within months of learning that the novel would be coming out in the Chinese Literature Today Book Series with the University of Oklahoma Press. I had only recently finished the staging of the opera Yingelishi (for which I wrote th...
  • October 18, 2012 | Jen Rickard Blair
    The annual Neustadt Festival of International Literature and Culture attracted its highest attendance ever this year. Celebrating the works of 2012 Neustadt Prize laureate Rohinton Mistry, the festival was a thrilling celebration of literature as well as Indian dance, music, and culture. See what the festival's all about in this highlights reel compiling the four days of events. For more coverag...