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Words Without Borders
karen@wordswithoutborders.org
  • Type of organization
    online
  • Phone
    (917) 903-8717
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Twitter, Facebook, Instagram
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Words Without Borders promotes cultural understanding through the translation, publication, and promotion of the finest contemporary international literature. Our publications and programs open doors for readers of English around the world to the multiplicity of viewpoints, richness of experience, and literary perspective on world events offered by writers in other languages. We seek to connect international writers to the general public, to students and educators, and to print and other media and to serve as a primary online location for a global literary conversation.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    no
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Karen Phillips
  • Contact title
    Executive Director
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, poetry, translation, audio
  • Focus
    Literature in translation.
  • Representative authors
    MuXin, Najem Wali, Witold Gombrowicz
  • Submissions policy
    We do not typically accept unsolicited submissions but do accept proposals for short features and issue topics which can be emailed to submissions@wordswithoutborders.org. (See website for details)
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
    Yes
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    5 - 6 months
  • Author Payments
    cash
  • Number of paid staff
    3
  • Number of unpaid staff
    4
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    140
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    6
  • ISSN Number
    19361459
  • Number of Issues per Year
    12
  • Average Page Views per Month
    60,000
  • Average Unique Visitors per Month
    47,000
  • Publish Print Anthology?
    yes
  • Publishes (%)
    100% Translation
  • Ads?
    yes
  • Ad Rates
    Upon request; .

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