Category: News

Ave atque Vale

by Susan Harris, December 24, 2014

This week WWB bids farewell to editor Rohan Kamicheril. Rohan started at WWB as a volunteer in 2006, and while still an intern compiled a double issue of new Russian writing in July and August 2007. He joined us full-time the following year and has been vital to our growth and expansion. He co-edited,… more »

Category: Publishers

Publishing against the Grain

by Ilan Stavans, February 28, 2014

I became a publisher out of sheer frustration. The reason is closely tied to my self-definition as an immigrant. I moved from Mexico to the United States in the mid-‘80s seeking intellectual freedom. I dreamed of becoming an essayist and wanted to be right at the epicenter of culture. Almost from… more »

Category: Publishing

BookExpo in Brief: Reading Lit in Translation is “Groovy Again”

by Bud Parr, May 31, 2010

The mood at the BookExpo America conference this year was decidedly upbeat and busy. The shortened, mid-week schedule seemed to work better than anticipated by exhibitors*, reports of good sales numbers weren't hard to find, and conference rooms were packed to the point of being fire hazards. At… more »

Category: Publishing

A New Venture

by Ana María Correa, February 18, 2010

And Other Stories is a fledgling independent publisher of fiction in translation with a new, community-based approach. Editorial selection decisions will emerge from a consensus of readers, writers, and translators. Stefan Tobler and Jamie Searle are developing two reading forums at LibraryThing. The… more »