Sam Malissa is working toward a PhD in East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale University. His research concerns the history of translation out of Japanese and representations of Japan through translated media.
Words Without Borders opens doors to international exchange through translation, publication, and promotion of the best international literature. Every month we publish select prose and poetry on our site. In addition we develop print anthologies, work with educators to bring literature in translation into classrooms, host events with foreign authors, and maintain an extensive archive of global writing. read more »