Olivia McCourry

Olivia McCourry is a journalist from Norman, Oklahoma. She has interned for both World Literature Today and Oklahoma Today and recently graduated with a master of science degree from Columbia University.

  • A photograph of bookstore owner Lucy Yu sitting at a desk with book open in front of her
    Olivia McCourry
    Lucy Yu, owner of Yu & Me Books. Photo credit: Olivia McCourry WALKING THROUGH THE streets during winter in New York City can be beautiful but also a challenge. You’re eit...
  • The covers to the books in the article below
    May 3, 2021 | Olivia McCourry
    As spring emerges and lockdown restrictions continue, here is a list of new and upcoming translated works from around the world to fill your sunny days at home.   Isabel Allende The Sou...
  • A detail from the cover to Margarita Liberaki's Three Summers
    December 16, 2020 | Olivia McCourry
    Margarita Liberaki Three Summers Trans. Karen Van Dyck NYRB Three Summers begins with a mystery. Katerina’s absent grandmother is an enigma to her family. Katerina fixates on this...
  • An illustration of a book with windows and a door like a house
    Olivia McCourry
    Illustration by Hayrullah Yorgancı / United Nations Covid-19 Response DURING A CRISIS, books provide solace and hope, offering comfort in the literary world. Even as we were h...
  • A triptych featuring three covers from the list below
    October 16, 2019 | Olivia McCourry
    Asja Bakić Mars Translated by Jennifer Zoble Feminist Press, 2019 With imaginative and striking prose, Bosnian author Asja Bakić’s debut story collection, Mars,...

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