Announcing the 2017 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants

From a vast field of applicants, the PEN/Heim Translation Fund Advisory Board has selected 15 projects, spanning 13 different languages, including Arabic, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Nepali, and more. More

Blessed Bodies

"Y-land had no marriage system but was famous for its prosperous sex industry. Even bartering was allowed: when the male clients could not afford to pay, they could obtain… More

Letters from Ukraine

The piece originally appeared on Poetry International's website on March 7, 2014. Letters from UkraineThis week, Russian troops invaded Crimea. Putin claims this invasion is an effort to protect the Russian-language population of… More

A Field Guide to Ukrainian Sex

A Field Guide to Ukrainian Sex by Oksana Zabuzhko is a book that absolutely deserves to be translated into English, and pronto. Ostensibly the tale of a disastrous love… More