Posts Tagged: World Literature Today

This Week in Short Fiction


This week, the bimonthly magazine of international literature World Literature Today released its March 2017 issue, with the timely theme “Dystopian Visions.” The issue features thirteen writers’ dark speculations on the future, crossing the globe from Cuba to Japan. In this time in the United States when dystopian fiction isn’t seeming quite so fictional anymore, the international voices contained in this issue are illuminating and chilling, highlighting themes of autocracy, bureaucracy, government rhetoric, and class stratification, to name a few.


The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Iben Mondrup and Kerri Pierce


Iben Mondrup and Kerri Pierce discuss the translation of Justine, Mondrup's 2012 Danish novel about a young artist in Denmark. ...more