The expanded Summer 2021 issue of World Literature Today foregrounds Palestine Voices in a cover feature showcasing 30 of the most prominent poets and writers from the West Bank, Gaza, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and the diaspora, guest-edited by Yousef Khanfar + poetry & fiction from Hong Kong, Hungary, and South Korea. At 128 pages, the issue is bursting at the seams with the best poetry, fiction, essays, interviews, and book reviews from all over the world!

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July 22, 2021
A photograph of a mural depicting a cartoonish drawing of Gabriel Garcia Marquez playing an accordion
Peter LaSalle
In Colombia, the popularity of Gabriel García Márquez rivals that of the country’s most famous soccer players. Could one imagine a better tribute to the value of literature itself?
July 20, 2021
A photograph of meatballs in tomato sauc
J. R. Patterson
Returning home to Manitoba, J. R. Patterson finds writer Jim Harrison’s meatballs are the comfort food he needs.

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