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June 8 2017 In association with English PEN's PEN Presents, the Asia Literary Review invited translators to submit translations of books from East and Southeast Asia for publication in ALR33, the Spring 2017 issue of the Asia Literary Review. The finalists, Sophie Bowman, Natascha Bruce, Pingta Ku, Laurel Taylor, Tiffany Tsao and Jason Woodruff pitched their finished work at an event at the Free Word Centre in London on 8 June 2017 (6:30 - 8:00) before a panel of expert judges: Deborah Smith (Tilted Axis Press), Ka Bradley (Granta) and Euan Monaghan (Structo Press).

June 6 2017 The last event in Asia House's Sin Cities series, 'In the Mix' in Manila, examines the Philippines' drug trade. The Asia Literary Review's Phillip Kim talks to award-winning writer and commentator Miguel Syjuco at Asia House in London on June 6 2017. Follow the link for tickets - the discussion is guaranteed to be passionate, political and provocative. Don't miss it! And if you did, console yourself with Syjuco's 'Beating Dickheads'.
May 10 2017 The Empire Writes Back - Our Poetry Editor, Kavita A. Jindal chairs a discussion at London's Asia House on 10 May 2017.
April 10 2017 The Rise of Translated Fiction from Asia - Ahead of the 2017 Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival, Literature Programme Manager Hande Eagle interviewed the ALR’s Managing Editor Phillip Kim and Editor-in-Chief Martin Alexander about the ALR, the importance of translation, and their latest issue.
December 15 2016 Asia Literary Review No. 32, Winter 2016, is out now.


More coming soon.