What’s New with the Crew? A Monthly Update

Stay up-to-date with the literary accomplishments of the wonderful Asymptote team!

Contributing Editor Aamer Hussein participated in the Sixth Annual Lahore Literary Festival on 24 February, 2018 at the Alhamra Arts Center.

Communications Manager Alexander Dickow won a PEN/Heim grant for his translation of Sylvie Kandé’s Neverending Quest for the Other Shore: An Epic in Three Cantos.

Drama Editor Caridad Svich published an article entitled Six Hundred and Ninety-Two Million: On Art, Ethics, and Activism on HowlRound. Her play, An Acorn, recently opened at Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, Rhode Island.

Assistant Editor Erik Noonan will present a paper entitled “Human Cosmos” as part of the panel “Cosmopolitanisms From Below: Hybrids, Outsiders, Itinerants and the Dispossessed” at the Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association, University of California, Los Angeles, 29 March – 1 April, 2018.

Blog Editor Sarah Booker has translated a story, “It Could Be Worse” by Colombian writer Margarita García Robayo, for Make Mag.

Editor-at-Large for Singapore Theophilus Kwek reviewed books by Cherian George and Teo You Yenn. He also participated in a panel on artificial intelligence on 23 February, 2018 at Singapore University of Technology & Design.

Editor-at-Large for Australia Tiffany Tsao will be conducting a workshop on the art of revising fiction. She will also be giving a reading at Kinokuniya’s main store in Singapore on Saturday 17 March, 2018 at 4pm.


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