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Words without Borders: New Poetry from Ukraine and April Events for WWB

Ukrainian Poetry 

As the political turmoil playing out in Ukraine captures the world's attention, we bring you a poetic voice from the front line. In a special dispatch this month, we feature a poem from the Ukrainian poet Pavel Gol'din. 

How is this shirt different from all other shirts?
The black thread is a dog, the red thread a fox.
How is this shirt different from all other shirts?
The black thread is a Catholic priest, the red thread an Orthodox.

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Events 

Chicago

Applied Words: Voices of Protest 

Facets Multi-Media,1517 West Fullerton Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614 

April 25, 2014

7 PM

Join WWB authors Mazen Maarouf and Manal al-Sheikh and WWB editorial director Susan Harris for a screening from the Al-Jazeera documentary series Poets of Protest, followed by a reading and discussion. Details here. 

New York

Talking about Taboos: An Evening with Dutch and Flemish Writers

BookCourt, 163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Thursday May 1 

7 PM 

Join us for a lively panel discussion and reading in celebration of the May 2014 issue of Words without Borders, featuring new Dutch and Flemish writing on taboos. Novelist Joseph O'Neill will moderate a conversation with Victor Schiferli, Sanneke van Hassel, and Annelies Verbeke. RSVP.

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