Words without Borders announces its April 2012 Issue: Sex

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Contact: Joshua Mandelbaum, Executive Director
Organization Name: Words without Borders
Telephone Number: 917-499-8329
E-mail Address: [email protected]
Web site Address: www.wordswithoutborders.org

Words without Borders announces its April 2012 Issue: Sex


New York City, New York, April 1, 2012—Words without Borders (WWB) magazine announces the publication of an issue of writing on sex.

In April WWB presents the writing of international authors looking at sex - stories of seduction, voyeurism, forbidden photographs, pregnancies ended dangerously and even romance thwarted by a malevolent cat.

Editorial director Susan Harris notes, “This month our authors provide a global perspective on the vagaries of lust. Their works are not pornography, but explicit portrayals of desire and denial.”

Spain’s Care Santos spies an invisible man in a secret affair, Fatima Yousef al-Ali listens in on phone sex in Kuwait, Eduardo Halfon’s brothers try to sneak porn past their parents and Hanoch Levin’s morose bachelors sulk at a titillating floor show. Other contributions include fiction by Rubem Fonseca, Mar Gómez Glez, Fernando Iwasaki, Hanoch Levin, Giulio Mozzi, Félix J. Palma, and Sebastiano Vassalli, a memoir by Adrian Sangeorzan, and an essay considering the sex life (or lack thereof) of the writer by Nadine Bismuth.
The April issue also features fiction from China’s Zhu Wen and Xu Zechen as well as the second part of “The Hole in the Garden” by Sakumi Tayama, winner of Japan’s Bungakkai New Writer’s Prize in 2006.

For additional information, please contact:
Contact: Joshua Mandelbaum, Executive Director
Organization Name: Words without Borders
Telephone Number: 917-499-8329
Email Address: [email protected]
Website Address: www.wordswithoutborders.org

Founded in 2003, Words without Borders is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of global understanding through the translation, publication, and promotion of international literature. To date WWB has translated over 1,200 pieces of literature and poetry representing 90 languages by writers from 111 countries. WWB has been featured in the New York Times, the New York Times Book Review, the Boston Globe, the Guardian (UK), Vanity Fair, and the Chronicle of Higher Education, as well as in various foreign-language papers and numerous literary blogs. Our most recent print anthology is Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East (W.W. Norton & Co., 2010).