Coming in the January Issue of WLT

November 25, 2015
by WLT

A cover feature on NSK Neustadt Prize laureate Meshack Asare featuring Asare’s keynote address and Prize lecture and nominating juror Nii Ayikwei Parkes’s tribute, “Meshack Asare in the Pantheon of Ananse”


“Fiction: A Transgressive Art,” an essay by K. Anis Ahmed, the first in a yearlong series of Puterbaugh Essays


  • New fiction by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen and Baret Magarian
  • Interviews with Valeria Luiselli, Ragip Luta, and Iossif Ventura Isabel Cole on translating Klaus Hoffer + an online excerpt from Hoffer’s Among the Bieresch
  • Ariell Cacciola on untrustworthy narrators
  • Jordan Tannahill asks, “Why Live? A Question for Twenty-First-Century Theatre”
  • Poetry by Kim Hyesoon, Conceição Lima, Walle Sayer, and Stephanie McKenzie
  • J. Madison Davis on “Kiwi Crime Writing”
  • Mai Al-Nakib asks, “Arab Literature: Politics and Nothing But?”
  • Visits to Kolkata and Cornwall
  • and New books and book reviews spanning the globe