World Literature Today November 2023 is bursting at the seams with lively culture essays, book reviews, poetry, creative nonfiction, interviews, and fiction. This issue features a cover story devoted to four artists of Iraqi descent who are achieving global recognition. Other highlights include Karlos K. Hill interviewing Cornel West about his embrace of prophetic witness; Adnan Mahmutović recalling an unforgettable Hajj; and Veronica Esposito pondering the characters of the schlemiel and schlimazel in her latest “Untranslatable” column. With 80 pages of vibrant content, WLT’s latest issue remains your indispensable guide to the best in international literature and culture.
“Little magazines, which still operate in the interstices of a mostly commercialized, capitalized, and urban-centered literary marketplace, invite readers to unthink what they know and to broaden their ideas of what an international Republic of Letters might look like.” ~ Daniel Simon, WLT Assistant Director & Editor in Chief