Volume 98 No. 4 July 2024

With eight bonus pages and cover art by Abigail Larson, the July 2024 issue of World Literature Today presents International Horror Fiction in Translation, guest-edited by Rachel Cordasco. The cover feature gathers stories by Junko Mase (Japan), C. E. Feiling (Argentina), Mahmoud Fikry (Egypt), and John Ajvide Lindqvist (Sweden), plus a reading list by Jess Nevins and online interview with Megan McDowell. Additional highlights include a conversation with 2024 Dublin Literary Award winner Mircea Cărtărescu; an essay on storytelling, sacrifice, and acts of love by Anna Badkhen; Gloria Blizzard’s “History of Canada” booklist; and Kim Stafford’s “Proclamation for Peace” poem in eight languages. The book review section rounds up the best new books from around the world, and additional interviews, poetry, and essays offer indispensable summer reading.

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