Coming in the January Issue of WLT

December 11, 2014

A cover feature on 2014 Neustadt Prize winner Mia Couto (Mozambique) 


A special section on flash nonfiction featuring Brian Doyle, Josey Foo, Vikram Kapur, Lia Purpura, and Dmitry Samarov 


  • “An Ars Poetica?” by Sergio Pitol (Mexico)
  • Elif Shafak (Turkey) on storytelling, fake worlds, and the Internet
  • Zsolt Láng’s (Hungary) essay “Ping-pong; or, Writing Together”
  • Lane Ashfeldt interviews Hassan Blasim (Iraq/Finland)
  • Poems by John Kinsella (Australia), Circe Maia (Uruguay), and Saleem Peeradina (India/US)
  • A suite of contemporary Ethiopian poetry featuring Abebaw Melaku, Misrak Terefe, Mihret Kebede, compiled by Eric Ellingsen, plus “12 Thoughts for Aspiring Do-It-Yourself Publishers” by David Shook
  • Reading recommendations from Iceland by Alda Sigmundsdóttir
  • Short fiction by Murzban Shroff (India)
  • J. Madison Davis on the Coen brothers
  • Visits to Granada, Spain, and Santorini, Greece
  • and New books and book reviews spanning the globe