Category: From the Archive

From the Archives: Graphic History

by Susan Harris, February 28, 2013

With this seventh edition of our annual graphic novel issue, we've now published close to eighty graphic works. Despite the "comics" label, many of these pieces are anything but playful, as artists and writers turn to the graphic form to document painful histories both political and personal. Some…...read more »

Category: Dispatches

Magdy El Shafee Publishes “Metro” in English

by Susan Harris, June 5, 2012

It's Metro Day at WWB. We're celebrating the publication of Magdy El Shafee's graphic novel, available today from Metropolitan Books in Chip Rossetti's translation. Readers will recall that WWB published an extract in February 2008, and that the book was seized on publication in Egypt…...read more »

Category: WWB to Book

From WWB to Book: Success Stories, III

by Susan Harris, August 15, 2011

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Continuing our series on WWB authors who've sold English-language rights to their work as a result of appearing in WWB, we're delighted to announce the publication of Johan Harstad’s Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?  The novel tells the story of the quiet gardener…...read more »

Category: WWB to Book

From WWB to Book: Success Stories, II

by Susan Harris, June 30, 2011

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Continuing our series on WWB authors who've sold English-language rights to their work as a result of appearing in WWB, we're delighted to announce the publication of the graphic novel Farm 54, written by Galit Seliktar and illustrated by Gilad Seliktar, now available from Fanfare/Ponent Mon.…...read more »

Category: WWB to Book

From WWB to Book: Success Stories

by Susan Harris, September 30, 2010

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To our delight, a number of WWB authors have sold English-language rights to their work as a result of publication in WWB. We'll be highlighting some of them in this series. The prolific Moroccan writer Abdelilah Hamdouchi had not appeared in English before WWB published a chapter from his Final…...read more »