A poem from Contributing Editor John Mateer’s forthcoming collection Emptiness: Asian Poems 1998-2012.
Sudeep Sen presents poems by Maltese poet and writer Immanuel Mifsud, translated by Maria Grech Ganado.
Editor Ilan Stavans explains his most recent anthology: Neruda’s All of the Odes. “Is there a poet from antiquity Neruda is in closer dialogue with than Lucretius? Both champion a humble, secular—a poet with a scientific eye, an alchemist, a magus.”
Phoneme Media author Mario Bellatin traces his hook and translator David Shook dips his moustache in ink to sign to inscribe each copy of a special edition of The Transparent Bird’s Gaze.
Uzbeki writer Hamid Ismailov discusses translation, 1980s Moscow, the cross-pollination of Uzbek and Russian literature, censorship and repression, and the importance of technology.
World Literature Today Managing Editor Michelle Johnson and Australian poet John Mateer compile their eclectic Best of 2013 lists.
Piotr Florczyk reads way too many books, and Anthony Seidman reports from the San Ysidro Jack In The Box
As the 69th edition of his World Poetry Portfolio Sudeep Sen presents 13 poems by Peter Daniels on this Friday the 13th.
A tribute to Nelson Mandela by Equatorial Guinean poet-playwright Recaredo Silebo Boturu.
Contributing Editor John Mateer elegizes Nelson Mandela with his English-language Xhosa praise poem.
Sudeep Sen presents poems by Prague-based poet Louis Armand, author of over 30 books and translator of Véronique Vassiliou and several Maghrebi writers.
Today Bangladeshi poet Ahsan Akbar launches The Devil’s Thumbprint (Bengal Lights Books, $5.50), his debut collection, at the Hay Festival in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Poet and critic Kaiser Haq, who will be launching his book Pariah (Bengal Lights Books, $5.50) has praised Akbar’s debut for its daring and balance. molossus is pleased to publish the following […]