“Celebrating Literature That ‘Brings the World Close’” – New York Times
“At times like this, [Words Without Borders’ mission] feels like an essential and fundamental human act,” the Whiting Foundation’s Courtney Hodell told Robert Ito in this New York Times article on WWB’s twenty-year history of publishing pioneering work from around the world.
“Breaking into English” – Los Angeles Review of Books
“Twenty years later, the translation landscape is growing, and the magazine has expanded its mission, striving not only to publish translated works but also ‘to reach people who may not even know they’re interested in international literature’ and to advocate for the translators and critics who help that work enter the American literary conversation,” Lily Meyer writes on the occasion of WWB’s 2022 relaunch.
“Words Without Borders Reboots” – Publishers Weekly
Michael Seidlinger looks at the 2022 relaunch of Words Without Borders, including its brand new website and publishing model to herald the magazine’s next twenty years.