Stories about Literature from August, 2023
Michael Anthony, Trinidad & Tobago's ‘oldest living writer’ who vividly captured Caribbean life, dies at 93
"Anthony [depicted] adolescent and rural life in a way that no other writer has done. He will go down as probably the most widely read Caribbean writer of our generation."
The author revealed that he was being threatened anonymously by people who thought that a book with such a title should not be released.
Global Voices interviewed Nepali author Krishna Bajgai to learn about his literary achievements and contributions and how the larger Nepali diaspora expresses its struggles and experiences through literature.
Global Voices interviewed Andrei Kurkov, one of Ukraine's most prolific and translated authors, who writes his novels in Russian and his non-fiction in Ukrainian.
The Loneliest Monument — how activists in Armenia are trying to draw attention to the victims of Soviet repression
Like the history of the Soviet repressions itself, this Cascade Memorial remains largely neglected, which is something a handful of Armenians are now trying to change.
In the story, little Loujain yearns to fly with her wings, but only boys had that right. Despite hardship, her family supports her dream, making her an inspiring heroine.