Volume 97 No. 1 January 2023

Senegalese writer Boubacar Boris Diop, laureate of the 2022 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, headlines the January 2023 issue of WLT. Also inside, Emily Doyle interviews R. O. Kwon (“On Sex, Soul Loneliness, and Walking toward Terror”), while Shoshana Bellen, Cleyvis Natera, Ana Ojeda, and Danae Sioziou provide additional conversational exchanges. Further highlights include A. E. Copenhaver’s “Eco-Lit to Read Now” booklist and a new poem by Ted Kooser. With more than two dozen book reviews, recommended reading lists, and other great content in the latest issue, be sure to take WLT—your passport to great reading—with you into 2023 and beyond.

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