What’s New with the Crew? A Monthly Update

Touch base with our industrious team's literary achievements as we approach the halfway mark of 2018!

We have such an amazing group of creative people over here at Asymptote. Check out some of our recent news and stay tuned for more of the international literature you love!

Poetry Editor Aditi Machado’s book of poetry, Some Beheadings, has been awarded The Believer Poetry Award.

Communications Manager Alexander Dickow has published an article in French on the creative imagination in Apollinaire’s Méditations esthétiques in Littérature’s 190th edition.

Editor-at-Large for Romania & Moldova Chris Tanasescu aka MARGENTO delivered a computational poetry paper at a major Artificial Intelligence conference, presented a Digital Humanities paper at Congress2018, and has flown to Europe to launch a computationally assembled poetry anthology.

Editor-at-Large for Slovakia Julia Sherwood has jointly translated with Peter Sherwood Fleeting Snow by Pavel Vilikovský; the translation is now out on Istros Books, and has received its first, very perceptive review on Rough Ghosts.

Editor-at-Large for Nigeria Olufunke Ogundimu’s short story, “The Armed Letter Writers,” published in the New Orleans Review, won a Pushcart Prize. She has also been shortlisted for the Caine Prize for African Writing. The winner will be announced at Senate House, SOAS, on Monday, 2 July 2018.

Editor-at-Large for Singapore Theophilus Kwek has contributed an article to the Harvard Divinity Bulletin on religious devotion in the Singapore Army. He has also reviewed Singapore Repertory Theatre’s Julius Caesar in Mekong Teahouse.


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