Volume 88 No. 5, September 2014

A retrospective celebrating the first 10 years of the NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature headlines the expanded September 2014 issue of WLT, which also features a special section devoted to Indigenous literatures in the 21st century. Additional highlights include short fiction by Antonio Tabucchi (Italy), an interview with Roland Rugero (Burundi), and J. Madison Davis’s look back at 10 international milestones of crime and mystery literature of the past decade. As always, new books and book reviews are also featured throughout, along with exclusive content on the WLT website.

Table of Contents

The NSK Neustadt Prize: Celebrating the First Ten Years

  • INTRO
    by Kathy Neustadt
  • “Over the Last Good While” by Brian Doyle
  • “Neustadt Memories” by Katherine Paterson
  • “Bronx Doggerel” by Vera B. Williams
  • “To Be of Use: A Self-Interview” by Virginia Euwer Wolff
  • “How Would the World Be Different?” by Naomi Shihab Nye
  • “Tapped on the Shoulder” by Mildred D. Taylor

21st Century Native Lit

  • ESSAY “The Uses of Indigenous Literatures” by Joshua B. Nelson
  • AUDIO POETRY WEB EXCLUSIVE
    by Mikeas Sánchez
  • AUDIO POETRY WEB EXCLUSIVE
    by Yorgos Soukoulis
  • INTERVIEW “The Lost Cities of the Amazon: A Conversation with Milton Hatoum” by Charlotte Rogers
  • POETRY Four Poems by Tóroddur Poulsen
  • FICTION Three Fables by Ribka Sibhatu
  • ESSAY “The Magic and Poetry of Parraruru: From Recovery to Discovery in Aboriginal Literature” by Shon Arieh-Lerer
  • POETRY “Poems from a Young Indigenous Australia” by Shon Arieh-Lerer
  • INTERVIEW “Bards of Heart, Wind, Sky An Interview with Simon Wickham-Smith” by Sara Wilson
  • AUDIO POETRY WEB EXCLUSIVE
    by G. Mend-Ooyo
  • AUDIO POETRY WEB EXCLUSIVE
    by Amarsana Ulzytuev
  • ESSAY & PHOTO GALLERY WEB EXCLUSIVE
    by Ben Packham

Essays

  • by Andrés Felipe Solano
  • “The Ethics of Ethics and Literature” by Mark Kingwell

Fiction

  • “Best Wishes” by Antonio Tabucchi

Interviews

  • The Past Prepares the Future: A Conversation with Burundian Novelist Roland Rugero

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