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The translator of Migratory Birds and Permafrost expresses the limits of translation when it comes to culturally specific institutions and terms.
“Thinking is really about 90 percent of the work.” —James Hannaham, author of Pilot Impostor
The translator of Migratory Birds and Permafrost uses Google Maps to immerse herself in the settings of her translation projects.
“I wrote this book with the constraint of honesty.” —Truong Tran, author of book of the other
“It felt as if my protagonist was in the room with me.” —Claire Oshetsky, author of Chouette
The author of I’m Not Hungry but I Could Eat revels in writing about food and the varied contexts surrounding its consumption.
This week’s installment of Ten Questions features Domenico Starnone and Jhumpa Lahiri, the author and the translator of Trust.
The author of I’m Not Hungry but I Could Eat leverages his intrusive thoughts from pet sitting for fiction.
Allegra Hyde’s Eleutheria, forthcoming from Vintage on March 8, 2022.
An author finds similarities between training for a marathon and finishing a book: Both require stamina, perseverance, good habits, maybe a ritual or two, and the ability to keep fear at bay.
“What does it take for any of us to change our core beliefs?” —Okezie Nwọka, author of God of Mercy
The author of I’m Not Hungry but I Could Eat shares the evolution of his thinking on how to represent bisexuality and queerness in fiction.
A first look at Eloisa Amezcua’s Fighting Is Like a Wife, which is forthcoming from Coffee House Press on April 12, 2022.
“I was using the text as a future image of what my own life could be.” —Shayla Lawz, author of speculation, n.
The author of I’m Not Hungry but I Could Eat seeks to write fat characters for whom fatness is not always an immediate concern.
Sasha Fletcher’s Be Here to Love Me at the End of the World, forthcoming from Melville House on February 8, 2022.
“I need to be involved with life, its business, its noise.” —Khadija Abdalla Bajaber, author of The House of Rust
Jennifer Huang’s Return Flight, forthcoming from Milkweed Editions on January 18, 2022.
In this online supplement to our annual print feature celebrating debut authors over the age of fifty, Jeffrey J. Higa, Ursula Pike, Megan Culhane Galbraith, Michael Kleber-Diggs, and Vinod Busjeet share excerpts from their first books.
The author reflects on finding a mentor in fellow literary outsider Lucia Berlin, long before Berlin’s fame.
Curious about the pleasures and sounds of nonliterary language, author Rita Bullwinkel has created Oral Florist, an online sound library in which artists and writers read recipes, user manuals, and other encountered texts.
The small press in Blue Hill, Maine, savors close relationships with its writers and publishes three paperback books and six handmade chapbooks annually.
An excerpt from The Art of Revision: The Last Word by Peter Ho Davies, forthcoming in November from Graywolf Press.
The author on five literary journals that published selections from her story collection Hao.