Q&A with Marjoleine Boonstra, writer & director of THE MIRACLE OF THE LITTLE PRINCE
Moderated by Susannah Greenblatt of Words Without Borders
Wednesday, August 28, 8:10 show
Words Without Borders is the premier destination for a global literary conversation and winner of a 2018 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize. Founded in 2003, WWB seeks to expand cultural understanding by giving readers unparalleled access to contemporary world literature in English translation while providing a vital platform for today’s international writers. To date, its free digital magazine has published more than 2,500 pieces of writing from 136 countries, translated from 116 languages. Contributors include literary heavyweights like Elena Ferrante, Han Kang, and Roberto Bolaño, and rising stars like Prabda Yoon, Mariana Enriquez, and Jokha Alharthi. WWB’s online education program, WWB Campus, brings this eye-opening international literature into the classroom.
|Susannah Greenblatt is a writer, filmmaker, and translator from the Spanish based in Brooklyn. She graduated from Wesleyan University with a BA and high honors in history. Currently, she works as communications and digital marketing coordinator at Words Without Borders, and she is a contributing writer to the magazine’s blog, WWB Daily. Her writing has also appeared in Literary Hub and Ramona: revista de artes visuales, and her translations have been published in Words Without Borders. She recently cowrote and codirected a short film, La Ciega (2018), based on the visions of a blind mystic whose Spanish Inquisition trial she came across while doing research on a White Fellowship for Excellence in History in Madrid. Photo by Elijah Stevens.|