Posted on February 21, 2024 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Enjoy excerpts from two upcoming releases: Hope Ablaze by Sarah Mughal Rana and the English translation of The Villain's Dance...

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Posted on February 5, 2024 at 3:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times recently wrote about two new works that are calling attention to literature of the past. One...

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Posted on January 4, 2024 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's not the most active day in the literary world currently, but we do have more than one literary death...

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Posted on November 14, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Belated congratulations are in order for the 2023 National Translation Award winners! The prize honors two translators — one for...

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Posted on October 19, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Literature serves many purposes for us, and one of them is processing and expressing great tragedies. With war taking place...

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Posted on October 12, 2023 at 10:18 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We have several awards and a shortlist to celebrate today. Uyghur professor Rahile Dawut has been chosen as the 2023...

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Posted on October 12, 2023 at 8:15 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Belated happy release day to author Banana Yoshimoto, whose latest novel hit stands in English this past Tuesday. The Premonition,...

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Posted on October 5, 2023 at 8:25 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations are in order this morning for Norwegian writer Jon Fosse, who received the 2023 Nobel Prize in Literature. Fosse...

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Posted on September 28, 2023 at 7:29 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Literature can be an escape, but it can also be an entrance into much reflection and debate. For example, take...

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Posted on September 19, 2023 at 3:38 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Linguistics class is in session on the reader newswire today. The New Yorker profiled Emily Wilson, who has translated both...

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