Homework for 10/3 & 10/5

Homework for 10/3

We’ll Skype for part of the class with Todd Kaneko, poetry editor of Waxwing. Here’s a link to Todd’s website, and here’s a link to Waxwing (check out its most recent issue and its Masthead page to see the diversity at the editorial level!)–come ready with some questions about curating and editing international literature. A few other things to read:


Homework for 10/5

We’ll meet in the library Skype room to talk to Nathan Rostron from Restless books. Read up on Restless books on their website here, including their $10,000 Prize for New Immigrant Writing. Nathan also thought we might be interested in their The Face project. You can check out an excerpt of writer Tash Aw’s contribution here, and read an interview with Restless’s executive editor about the project here. (If you love the project–but no obligation–here are excerpts of the other two installments of the series: Ruth Ozeki and Chris Abani.) A couple of other readings about literary translation:




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