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Announcing Boekenweek 2020!   World Editions brings Boekenweek back to the US, Canada, and the UK for the Second Year   We are excited to announce the second annual International Boekenweek celebration! In the Netherlands, Boekenweek (Book Week) is an annual celebration of literature, happening every Spring since 1935. Events are held across...

  Writers Series Friday, 21 February 2020 20:30 - 22:00 Studio B - Central Library, Spui 68, 1st floor, The Hague.   The Netherlands, Flanders and Germany through the eyes of immigrants. Three countries, three authors, three novels about immigrants finding their way in a new country. The authors will be interviewed and...

The American Booksellers Association will host the 2020 Winter Institute in Baltimore, Maryland from January 21 through January 24. Adeline Dieudonné's bestselling debut novel Real Life has been selected for the Indies Introduce program. Her book will be presented and she will read a selection, answer questions, and...

As 2019 draws to a close, we at World Editions are reflecting on the support we have received from so many of you this year. While compiling our Thank You note list, we realized that there are hundreds of people who have helped us spread...

This past weekend in Rochester, New York, World Editions was in attendance at the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) Conference, where we got to see some of our wonderful translators and meet exciting new ones. See below our Editor in Chief, Lydia Unsworth, with translators...

Linda Boström Knausgård completed a four-city US book tour during October to promote the publication of her English-language debut in the US. Welcome to America  was published by World Editions in the US on September 3, 2019. Boström Knausgård was invited to attend the Twin Cities...

At the World Editions offices we are very excited to read here in The Guardian that Maryse Condé may be in the running for a Nobel Prize in Literature this year.   According to the article: "The Russian novelist Lyudmila Ulitskaya, the Guadeloupean novelist Maryse Condé, and The...

Exciting news! We will be present at the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival Day & Literary Marketplace coming up soon on Sunday, September 22. Come visit us in booth 312! The main event takes place at Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, and its...