Volume 87 No. 3, May 2013

The May 2013 issue of WLT showcases Bangladeshi literature with poetry, short fictions, and an interview featuring Tahmima Anam and three other writers. Other highlights include two essays on the Global South; interviews with Ananda Devi (Mauritius) and Leonardo Padura (Cuba); a short story by Tania Hershman (UK); poetry from Mexico, Serbia, and the US; an essay on “world atrocity literature”; and book reviews from around the globe.

Table of Contents

  • by Daniel Simon
  • More Talent Than Success: The Enigma of the Underappreciated Author
    by

Bangladesh on the World Stage

  • INTRO
    by David Shook
  • INTERVIEW “Opening Bangladesh to the World: A Conversation with Four Contemporary Writers” by David Shook
    by
  • EXCERPT The World in My Hands by K. Anis Ahmed
    by
  • POETRY Two Poems from the Chakma by Sudipta Chakma Mikado
    by
  • MEMOIR “The Three Stages of Separation” by Maria Chaudhuri
    by
  • FICTION WEB EXCLUSIVE
    by Shaheen Akhtar

The Global South

  • ESSAY “Breaking Out of the Prison House of Hierarchy” by Mukoma Wa Ngugi
    by
  • ESSAY “A Globalectical Imagination” by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o
    by

Essays

Poetry

Fiction

Interviews

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BOOK REVIEWS

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