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· March, 2011

Stories about Literature from March, 2011

China: The Interrogation (A Tale of AI and Revolution)

Stainless Steel Mouse, aka Liu Di, has seen many of her peers arrested or disappeared over the past several weeks. Looking at the unusual way in which China's failed Jasmine...

Sri Lanka: The Future Of Books In Cupboards

Colombia: Fractal, a Sci-Fi event in Medellín

St. Lucia, Trinidad & Tobago: Bocas Shortlist

Brazil: More Poetry, Less Money

Bhutan: A Blog On Arts And Poetry

Trinidad & Tobago: “Bocas” Launches

Thailand: Bangkok International Book Fair

Malaysia: ‘Offensive’ Novel Creates Controversy

A recent controversy that has arisen in Malaysia is the issue of a novel used as a textbook for literature in secondary schools. Critics claim the book, which discussed the...

Lebanon: Online Book Club

Japan: Wondering About the Meaning of Life

Poet Shuntaro Tanikawa's famous poem "To Live", which explores the meaning of life, has been posted by many bloggers who wonder what's the best thing to do now.

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: ARC Interview

Argentina: Controversy Over Mario Vargas Llosa Attending Book Fair

The 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature, Mario Vargas Llosa, has been invited to inaugurate the 37th International Book Fair in Buenos Aires. The invitation has sparked a debate among those...

India: How To Avoid Writer's Block

Haiti: “Literary Foremother” Dies

Botswana: Maun International Poetry Festival 2011

Russia: First Guide on Twitter Released

Africa: Africa Region Finalists for the 2011 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize

Puerto Rico: remembering Corretjer

China: In Memory of Post-80s Trash Poet, Xiao Zhao

On February 14, 2011, 25-year-old poet Xiao Zhao ended his life by jumping off a bridge near his home in Hunan province. While the urban post-80s generation blogging star Han...

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