Kickstarting World Literature

“Did you know that only 3% of literature in the United States is literature in translation? Words Without Borders has published everyone from Ha Jin to Javier Marias, and now they’re working hard on an anthology of contemporary writing from Afghanistan.” Crowdsource funding center Kickstarter is aiming to bring under appreciated Dari and Pashto stories to a wider audience, with a literary magazine featuring some Afghan greats. Both a way to support the arts, and bridge the divide between east and west.

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