Volume 88 No. 1, January 2014

The January 2014 issue of WLT showcases the life and work of Naomi Shihab Nye, winner of the 2013 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature, and “Classics Rekindled,” a special section featuring six writers who nurture the flame of literary tradition. Other highlights include Nahuatl poetry, Catalan fiction, Caribbean theater, and Haitian Creole creative nonfiction. And as always, don’t miss the wealth of new books and book reviews from around the globe.

Table of Contents

2013 NSK Neustadt Laureate Naomi Shihab Nye

  • by Daniel Simon
  • INTRO “A Tribute to Naomi Shihab Nye” by Ibtisam Barakat
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  • POETRY “Table of Continents” by Ibtisam Barakat
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  • SPEECH “Landscapes We Learn to Love” The 2013 NSK Neustadt Prize Lecture by Naomi Shihab Nye
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  • POETRY
    by Naomi Shihab Nye
  • POETRY
    by Naomi Shihab Nye

Classics Rekindled

  • WEB EXCLUSIVE
    by William Black
  • INTERVIEW “Ancient Words, Modern Words A Conversation with Anne Carson” by Peter Constantine
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  • CREATIVE NONFICTION The most burning part of you remaining: your torment” by Jean-Paul Michel
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  • POETRY “Ex-voto” by Jean-Paul Michel
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  • POETRY “Rotator Cuff Vortex” by Lucia Perillo
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  • ESSAY “Innocents Aloud” by Francesca Segal
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  • POETRY “A Poet Was Here” by Sylva Fischerová
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  • POETRY “In Lands Imagination Favors” by Don Schofield
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  • BOOK REVIEW WEB EXCLUSIVE
    by Frederick Turner

Essays

Poetry

Fiction

  • WEB EXCLUSIVE
    by Eduard Màrquez
  • “Nechama’s Gun” by Joshua Bernstein
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  • Two Fictions by Eduard Màrquez
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In Every Issue

  • What She Laughingly Calls Her Career: Susan Moody on Thirty Years of Writing (and Almost as Many Books)
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Interviews

  • “”A Place for the Creative Imagination as Never Before” David Edgecombe on Theater, Film, and New Media in the Caribbean” by Erika J. Waters
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BOOK REVIEWS

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