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Tobias Carroll

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Contributor

Tobias Carroll

Tobias Carroll is the author of the short story collection Transitory (Civil Coping Mechanisms) and the novel Reel (Rare Bird). He is the managing editor of Vol.1 Brooklyn. His writing has been published by Tin House, Rolling Stone, Hazlitt, The Scofield, Bookforum, and more. He has taught writing courses for LitReactor and Catapult. Visit his website here or follow him on Twitter @TobiasCarroll. 

Articles by Tobias Carroll

The book covers of Animals in Our Days, Brisbane, Flowers of Lhasa, Radio Siga, Linea Nigra, and...
The Watchlist: May/June 2022
By Tobias Carroll
Tobias Carroll recommends noteworthy new books translated from Tibetan, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, Spanish, and Croatian.
The book covers of At the Edge of the Woods, When Women Kill, People from Bloomington, Let Us Believe...
The Watchlist: April 2022
By Tobias Carroll
Tobias Carroll recommends noteworthy new books translated from Ukrainian, Indonesian, Persian, Japanese, and Spanish.
The book covers of Policing the City, Scattered All Over the Earth, Palestine +100, The Way Spring...
The Watchlist: March 2022
By Tobias Carroll
Tobias Carroll recommends noteworthy new books translated from Arabic, Chinese, Danish, French, and Japanese.
The covers of the six books featured in the article: Solitaire, I'd Like to Say Sorry But There's...
The Watchlist: February 2022
By Tobias Carroll
Tobias Carroll recommends exciting new books in translation from Morocco, Argentina, Poland, Chile, Sweden, and Tunisia.
The Watchlist: January 2022
By Tobias Carroll
Tobias Carroll recommends exciting new books in translation from Mexico, Norway, Haiti, Argentina, and Japan.
The Watchlist: December 2021
By Tobias Carroll
Tobias Carroll recommends exciting new books translated from Maltese, Mè’phàà, German, Spanish, Arabic, and Greek.
The Watchlist: November 2021
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. This month's selection includes books translated…
The Watchlist: October 2021
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. This month's selection includes books translated…
The Watchlist: September 2021
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. This month's selection includes books translated…
The Watchlist: August 2021
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. This special #WITMonth selection includes books by women translated…
The Watchlist: July 2021
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. This month's selection includes books translated from…
The Watchlist: June 2021
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. This month's selection includes translated books from Haiti,…
The Watchlist: May 2021
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. This month's selection includes books translated from…
The Watchlist: April 2021
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. This month's selection includes books translated from…
The Watchlist: March 2021
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. This month's selection includes translated books from…
The Watchlist: February 2021
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. February's selection includes books translated from…
The Watchlist: January 2021
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. January's selection includes books translated from Danish,…
The Watchlist: December 2020
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. From Tilted Axis Press | Strange Beasts of China by…
The Watchlist: November 2020
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. From Comma Press | God 99 by Hassan Blasim, translated…
The Watchlist: October 2020
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. From Valancourt Books | The Valancourt Book of World…
The Watchlist: September 2020
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. From Open Letter Books | The Clerk by Guillermo Saccomanno,…
The Watchlist: August 2020
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. From Seven Stories Press | Bezoar: And Other Unsettling…
The Watchlist: July 2020
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. From Open Letter Books | This Could Have Become Ramayan…
The Watchlist: June 2020
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. From Milkweed Editions | The Blue Sky by Galsan Tschinag,…
The Watchlist: May 2020
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. From Open Letter | Four By Four by Sara Mesa, translated…
The Watchlist: April 2020
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. From Seven Stories Press | No-Signal Area by Robert…
The Watchlist: March 2020
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Milkweed Editions | When the Whales Leave by Yuri Rytkheu,…
The Watchlist: February 2020
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Two Lines Press | b, Book, and Me by Kim Sagwa, translated…
The Watchlist: January 2020
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Europa Editions | The Enlightenment of the Greengage…
The Watchlist: December 2019
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Grove Atlantic | The Story of a Goat by Perumal…
The Watchlist: November 2019
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Feminist Press | The Living Days by Ananda Devi, translated…
The Watchlist: October 2019
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Other Press | I Will Never See the World Again: The…
The Watchlist: September 2019
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Coffee House Press | When Death Takes Something from…
The Watchlist: August 2019
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Open Letter | The Translator’s Bride by…
The Watchlist: July 2019
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Counterpoint Press | Inhabitation by Teru…
The Watchlist: June 2019
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Seagull Books | Ice by Sonallah Ibrahim,…
The Watchlist: May 2019
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From World Editions | A Devil Comes to Town by…
The Watchlist: April 2019
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Soho Press | Dark Constellations by Pola Oloixarac,…
The Watchlist: March 2019
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From the Feminist Press | Mars by Asja Bakić, translated…
The Watchlist: February 2019
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Farrar, Straus and Giroux | Death Is Hard Work…
The Watchlist: January 2019
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From And Other Stories | Tentacle by Rita Indiana, translated…
The Watchlist: December 2018
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Archipelago Books | The Barefoot Woman by Scholastique…
“The Anarchist Who Shared My Name,” the Oulipo, and Contemporary Nonfiction
By Tobias Carroll
Tobias Carroll explores Pablo Martín Sánchez’s recently released The Anarchist Who Shared My Name (tr. Jeffrey Diteman, Deep Vellum Publishing) within the context of the Oulipo collective…
The Watchlist: November 2018
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Semiotext(e) | Seasonal Associate by Heike Geissler,…
The Watchlist: October 2018
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Dorothy, a publishing project | The Taiga Syndrome…
The Watchlist: September 2018
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Coffee House Press | After the Winter by Guadalupe…
The Watchlist: August 2018
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Riverhead | Flights by Olga Tokarczuk, translated…
The Watchlist: July 2018
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Coffee House Press | Comemadre by Roque Larraquy,…
The Watchlist: June 2018
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Liveright | The Collected Stories of Machado de…
The Watchlist: May 2018
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Scribe US | Familiar Things by Hwang So-Yong, translated…
The Watchlist: April 2018
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Biblioasis | Transparent City by Ondjaki, translated…
The Watchlist: March 2018
By Tobias Carroll
Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.From Alfred A. Knopf | Aetherial Worlds by Tatyana Tolstaya,…
The Watchlist: February 2018
By Tobias Carroll
We are pleased to welcome Tobias Carroll as the new curator of WWB’s Watchlist. Each month, Tobias will share a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s…
Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel on “The Gurugu Pledge” and Diversity in the Narrative Voice
By Tobias Carroll
The Gurugu Pledge (And Other Stories, 2017) is Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel’s second novel to be translated into English. It takes as its subject a real-life setting: specifically,…
Translated by Jethro Soutar
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