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  • 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 b...
  • 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...
  • Nadine Gordimer
    July 14, 2014 | Nadine Gordimer
    Photo by Bengt Oberger In honor of Nadine Gordimer, who passed away yesterday at the age of ninety, we reprint here her testimonial from our Winter 1996 issue, devoted to “Sout...
  • Tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    April 18, 2014 | Daniel Simon
    When news broke yesterday about the death of Gabriel García Márquez, the entire staff of World Literature Today paused to reflect on the legacy of a writer who not only redrew...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • July 16, 2013 | WLT
    NEWS RELEASEFor immediate release Allyse Sanchez303-839-1415, ext. [email protected] Robert Con DavisExecutive Director, World Literature Today405-...
  • June 18, 2013 | WLT
    NEWS RELEASEFor immediate release Allyse Sanchez 303-839-1415, ext. [email protected] Robert Con DavisExecutive Director,...
  • 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...
  • 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...

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