A piece in the most recent London Review of Books has much to say about "Maidan:Voices from the Uprising," a new play by Natalya VOROZHBIT (IWP '04).
Niyi OSUNDARE (IWP '88) is the 2014 recipient of the distinguished Nigerian National Merit Award.
The translator of the challenging poetry of Gozo YOSHIMASU (IWP '87, '04) has been awarded a 2014 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant.
Shandana Minhas' (IWP '13) Survival Tips for Lunatics is shortlisted for the Embassy of France's 2015 Fiction Prize at the upcoming Karachi Literary Festival.
Reading Tour alum Felix DE LA CONCHA was comissioned by the University of Minnesota Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies.
Poet and Whitman translator Sholeh WOLPÉ gives a shoutout to the volume Seven New Generation African Poets, featuring among others T J Dema (IWP '12).
Sholeh WOLPÉ writes on translating "Song of Myself" into Persian for the WhitmanWeb.
Sukrita KUMAR (IWP '02) writes in The Hindi about the Sufi poet Khusrau and the rich history of mutual influences between Muslim and Hindu cultures.
Adil JUSSAWALLA's (IWP '77) Trying to Say Goodbye is among eight books of poetry that won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2014.
"Has It Been a Good Year for Turkish Literature Lovers?" asks Today's Zaman, and answers in the affirmative. On its list are IWP alumnae Buket UZUNER (IWP '96) and Maureen FREELY (IWP'14).