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  • May 8, 2013 | WLT
    Emily Johnson, Associate Professor of Russian in the University of Oklahoma’s Department of Modern Languages, Literatures & Linguistics, is a longtime contributing editor to Wor...
  • April 17, 2013 | WLT
    Tomorrow is National Poem in Your Pocket Day, and we are providing a printable PDF of “Words” by Dana Gioia, and the download comes paired with the Spanish translation by José Emilio Pacheco. The poem...
  • Chinua Achebe
    March 23, 2013 | WLT
    Photo by Angela Radulescu/Flickr   In tribute to Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe, who passed away this Thursday at the age of 82, we’ve opened the vault to share these compelling and inspiring words...
  • March 22, 2013 | WLT
    Photo by Stuart C. Shapiro/Wikimedia Twice-nominated for the Neustadt International Prize for Literature (1994 and 2004), and a juror for the prize in 1974, Nigerian author Chinua Achebe died on Thur...
  • February 12, 2013 | WLT
    Rights free potrait. Library of Congress. Join us in celebrating Abraham Lincoln’s birthday by adding your translations of this short Lincoln quote in the comments of this blog post. Thanks to WL...
  • February 5, 2013 | WLT
    World Literature Today is proud to announce new rigorously researched and up-to-date figures for the magazine’s total annual circulation and readership.  The circulation is a firm figure...
  • Helsinki in winter
    January 30, 2013 | WLT
    Helsinki in winter. Photo Anthony Tison/Flickr If you’re like most of us, you’re interested in visiting cities all over the world but unable to do so, or at least do so as much as you’d like. In our...
  • January 18, 2013 | WLT
    A bookshop in Norway. Photo readingoutloud/Flickr All of this happened while I was walking around starving in Christiania [Oslo]—that strange city no one escapes from until it has left i...
  • PEN America
    January 16, 2013 | WLT
    Don’t miss this chance to submit to PEN’s awards for translated literature. PEN is still accepting submissions for the $3,000 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, the $3,000 PEN Translation Prize, and...
  • December 14, 2012 | WLT
    RC Davis-Undiano, the executive director of WLT and CLT, was recently interviewed for a Beijing radio broadcast on the status of Chinese literature overseas. Listen to his discussion...
  • Books
    November 20, 2012 | WLT
    In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday, we—the editors at WLT—have each listed a few of our favorite books in translation that we are truly thankful for. Let us know in the comments if you...
  • November 8, 2012 | WLT
    We are pleased to officially present the WLT shortlist of Pushcart Prize nominations for 2012. The Pushcart Prize annually honors the best poetry, short fiction, or essays published in small...
  • November 7, 2012 | WLT
    Left: WLT intern Alyssa Boutelle's illustration of a quote from the September issue of WLT. Right, a screenshot of the new WLT Pinterest. We’ve been pinning away in our new...
  • November 19, 2012 | WLT
    WINNERSThe following students were chosen by Mr. Stern and Ms. Macari as the first, second, and third place winners in the WLT Poetry Contest. The students read their poetry in front of the t...
  • Angelman
    October 30, 2012 | WLT
    WLT interviews Fantagraphic Books editor and publisher Kim Thompson about his recent translation of Nicolas Mahler’s Angelman. WLT: The Fantagraphics websit...
  • July 2, 2012 | WLT
    WLT is delighted to announce its participation in the JSTOR Current Scholarship Program (CSP), a project to bring archival and current content together on a single platform. Effective July 1,...
  • July 1, 2012 | WLT
    The July issue of World Literature Today will go live next week with new, exciting web exclusives including a full video interview with Irish playwright Marina Carr. As a primer to the releas...

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