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Campus in the New York Times!


In a piece entitled “Bringing the World Close,” the writer Robert Ito describes our recent gala and quotes executive director and publisher Karen Phillips on the power of reading:

Literature is a really powerful space for imagining new ways forward, or thinking through situations that are impossible if you take them head on as facts . . .

The article also notes that people attending the gala: “looked to the magazine’s future, which includes an ongoing expansion of Words Without Borders Campus” and gives some details on what that will mean.

Read more here: “Bringing the World Close. ”

If you’re reading this on Thursday, 11/2, there’s still time to register for tonight’s virtual WWB gala at 7 pm ET. featuring the authors and translators Merve Emre, Poupeh Missaghi, Ilya Kaminsky, Laila Lalami, and others.