Working tirelessly to bring a robust, insightful array of otherwise unavailable international literature to grateful readers—and publishers—Words Without Borders has singlehandedly expanded the breadth of the contemporary literary conversation.
--Whiting Literary Magazine Prize Citation
Words Without Borders is the premier destination for global literary conversation. Founded in 2003, WWB seeks to expand cultural understanding by giving readers unparalleled access to contemporary world literature in English translation while providing a vital platform for today’s international writers. To date, its free digital magazine has published work by more than 2,600 writers from 137 countries, translated from 116 languages. WWB’s online education program, WWB Campus, brings this eye-opening international literature into the classroom.
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