This week (or month) in short fiction (and poetry), it’s National Translation Month! Each September, the National Translation Month (NTM) initiative, started in 2013, celebrates literary works in translation and promotes cross-cultural readership with offerings of exciting new translations on its website....more
Posts Tagged: Monogamy
If you’re anything like me, after you’ve finished reading an article, you head straight for the comments section to see what your fellow human beings have to say.
I recently spent a chunk of my afternoon reading a seven-page article in The New York Times, “Married, with Infidelities,” by Mark Oppenheimer, in which he interviews sex-advice columnist Dan Savage, who recommends that couples in monogamous relationships talk openly about cheating and non-monogamy, because no relationship is “one-size fits all” and monogamy may not be right for everyone....more
This week in New York the sixth annual PEN World Voices Festival (PWVF) opens its week-long celebration of international writing with such notable literary figures as Sherman Alexie, Claire Messud, Yiyun Li, Salman Rushdie and Lewis Lapham among others (Full Schedule Here), Agriculture Reader holds a launch party, the Dead or Alive exhibition opens at the Museum of Arts and Design, Gossip perform, Stephen Colbert helps celebrate the 50th anniversary of To Kill a Mockingbird and the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) continues....more