In the first issue of the independent, English-language Iraq Literary Review, edited by Baghdad-based critics Soheil Najm (IWP 2009) and Sadek. R. Mohamed: 100+ pages of criticism, poetry, fiction, translations…
Home Boy, a novel by H. M. Naqvi (IWP 2010) about a cohort of young Pakistani New Yorkers caught in the aftermath of 9/11, is the winner of the first DSC Award, devoted to South Asian literature.
91st Meridian Books, in collaboration with British Council, presents Trust Me, I'm an Expert, a collection of essays on Afghanistan, war and culture
A fascinating interview with IWP’s Senior Advisor, professor Peter Nazareth, retired from UI’s English Department in spring 2021, after nearly five decades of teaching.
Word reaches us that poet HU Xudong 胡续冬, who also taught comparative and world literatures at Peking University (Beida), specializing in Latin American literatures, passed away unexpectedly. RIP, Hu Xudong…
We note with sadness the passing of Hiroshi SAKAGAMI 坂上 弘, whose long novelistic career garnered him major literary and cultural honors. A former president of the Japan Writers’ Association, he was until his retirement also the director of Keio University Press.
The poetic documentary Songs Still Sung: Voices from the Tsunami Shores, written and co-produced by Takako ARAI and creatively subtitled into English by a class of UI students of Japanese, will be screened at the prestigious Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, on-line 10/7-14/2021.