Featuring a cover story devoted to four artists of Iraqi descent who are achieving global recognition, the November 2023 issue of World Literature Today is bursting at the seams with lively culture essays, book reviews, poetry, creative nonfiction, interviews, and fiction. With 80 pages of vibrant content, WLT’s latest issue remains your indispensable guide to the best in international literature and culture.

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November 30, 2023
Marlene Olin
“We each safeguard our possessions. Michael buries his pens inside a drawer. Rachel hides her purse. On tiptoes, I lay my watch on the highest shelf. Things the puppy eats. . .”
November 29, 2023
Anthony Chibueze Ukwuoma
“Intellectual freedom isn’t just the liberty to speak the truth—significant as that is—but also the preparedness to spread that truth, even at the risk of self-ridicule.”

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