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Portals is a special podcast series from International Literature Festival Dublin that takes listeners beyond their radius, through conversations with a half-dozen writers based across the globe, all of whom were scheduled to read at ILFDublin 2020, prior to its postponement. Hosted by Caelainn Hogan.   In...

Christine Otten, author of THE LAST POETS, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the last album from The Last Poets. The anniversary will be celebrated on May 19, 2020 with various live-streamed events on Facebook (at 7 pm Eastern) and Instagram. https://youtu.be/SxzGuoiTrpE      ...

Philip Boehm, whose translation (from the Polish) of Anna Janko's A Little Annihilation is forthcoming from World Editions on June 2 in the US, has won the 2020 Helen & Kurt Wolff Translator’s Prize, which is awarded by the Goethe-Institute of New York, for his translation (from...

If you missed the Sant Jordi in NYC Online Festival, do not fret! The fabulous conversations with our authors and their translators are available on our YouTube Channel. Find the full playlist here, or the individual videos below. Author Adeline Dieudonné & Real Life with publisher...

The Wondrous and Tragic Life of Ivan and Ivana, the latest novel from the Grande Dame of Caribbean Literature, Maryse Condé, is coming out next week on May 5! To celebrate, please follow along with our Blog Tour on Twitter, which will run from Monday,...

World Editions is proud to have five of our authors and their translators participating in the Sant Jordi Festival in New York, now being celebrated online! All times are in Eastern (New York). April 23 3:30 pm: The Bitch with author Pilar Quintana and translator Lisa Dillman 4:30...

​​Let's connect our global literary community in a time of closed borders. Hear World Editions authors read from their works, discuss the current situation in their countries, and talk about what books mean to them during Covid-19. With Adeline Dieudonné (Belgium), Pierre Jarawan (Germany), Sisonke...

Good news! Our American readers can now buy our titles directly from our website. Visit https://www.worldeditions.org/webshop or navigate to the "Webshop USA" tab on the home page. Happy Reading!...

Frédéric Beigbeder's A Life Without End, translated from the French by 2020 Republic of Consciousness Prize-winner Frank Wynne, will publish a week from today on April 14. Please enjoy this message from the author! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSTJMzOq6lI[/embed]...

This Thursday, April 9, at 7 pm Pacific, join World Editions and our friends at Litquake for a special Litquake on Lockdown event. Bring the world into your home with World Editions! Let's connect our global literary community in a time of closed borders. Hear World...