Coming in the July issue of WLT

The July issue of WLT is right around the corner. Highlights below.

A special section

Nancy Finn interviews Irish playwright and 2012 Puterbaugh fellow Marina Carr
with essays by Mark Cuddy and Jody Allen Randolph



  • “What Is Asia to Me? Looking East from Africa,” an essay by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
  • “A Lesson in the Nature of Revolution,” an essay by Palestinian writer Adania Shibli
  • Post–Celtic Tiger Irish writing from Claire Kilroy, Caitriona O’Reilly, and Ethel Rohan
  • New poetry by Paula Bohince, Fred Dings, and Monique Roussel
  • Michael Morrison on getting into science fiction
  • Nii Ayikwei Parkes on immigration narratives
  • A brief interview with Richard Mason
  • And an expanded section of book reviews spanning the globe

and online exclusives including

  • “Fátima, Queen of the Night,” a short story by Cuban writer Miguel Barnet, translated by George Henson
  • Eric Bosse reports on the Ó Bhéal weekly poetry readings in Cork, Ireland
  • The video of Nancy Finn’s interview with Irish playwright Marina Carr
  • Susan Shaughnessy shares the story behind directing Marina Carr’s By the Bog of Cats, plus a photo gallery
  • A visit to the Dublin Writers Museum
  • Three additional poems by Fred Dings

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