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· January, 2010

Stories about Literature from January, 2010

28 January 2010

MENA: Breaking the veils

Korea: Translating The Tweets Of Novelist Lee Oisoo

Lee Oisoo is a Korean novelist and artist who has been described as "an eccentric, a genius and a lunatic". When he set up a Twitter account last year he...

12 January 2010

Netherlands: Miep Gies, Woman Who Helped Anne Frank, Dies at 100

Miep Gies, one of the people who helped Anne Frank and her family hide during WWII and saved her diary after they were deported, has died. People around the world...

6 January 2010

Cambodia: Bloggers promote Khmer Literature

The Khmer Youth Writers group in Cambodia was initiated by award-winning young authors who want to promote and improve Khmer literature. Members use their blogs to highlight Khmer writing.

South Africa: A glowing tribute to Dennis Brutus

The News of the death of Dennis Brutus came as a rude shock to many, not just in South Africa but to the world at large who knew him for...

Bolivia: International Poetry Festival in La Paz and Oruro