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Announcing the June–July 2024 topic challenge: Thomas Middleton

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the June –...
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Announcing the May–June 2024 topic challenge: Cheese

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the May – ...
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Announcing the April–May 2024 topic challenge: Carlo Goldoni

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the April ...
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Announcing the March – April 2024 topic challenge: Uyghur literature

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is (actually past) time to ...
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Announcing the February – March 2024 topic challenge: Katja Kettu

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is (actually past) time to ...
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Announcing the January – February 2024 topic challenge: Muhammad Iqbal

Apologies, once again, for the late announcement of an event that should have already started! We really should start getting these back on time ... In accordance with our meta agreement to have ...
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Announcing the December 2023 – January 2024 topic challenge: Henrik Ibsen

With apologies for the very late announcement of an event that should have already started ... In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic ...
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Announcing the November–December 2023 topic challenge: Alberto Moravia

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is (long past) time to ...
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Announcing the October–November 2023 topic challenge: Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is (long past) time to ...
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Announcing the September–October 2023 topic challenge: Sarojini Naidu

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is (past) time to announce ...
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Announcing the July–August 2023 topic challenge: Jamaica Kincaid

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the July–...
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Announcing the June–July 2023 topic challenge: the works of Ales Adamovich

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the June–...
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Announcing the May–June 2023 topic challenge: the works of Robert Louis Stevenson

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the May–...
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Announcing the April–May 2023 topic challenge: the works of Abdulrazak Gurnah

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the April–...
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Announcing the March–April 2023 topic challenge: Hayy ibn Yaqdhan / Philosophus Autodidactus

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the March–...
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Announcing the February–March 2023 topic challenge: the works of Arthur Koestler

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the January–February 2023 topic challenge: sign language literature

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the December 2022–January 2023 topic challenge: the works of Min Jin Lee

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the November–December 2022 topic challenge: Nazi Holocaust literature

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the October–November 2022 topic challenge: Stanisław Lem

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time (okay, sorry, overdue)...
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Announcing the September–October 2022 topic challenge: Lasha Bugadze

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the August–September 2022 topic challenge: the Koran

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the July–August 2022 topic challenge: Ukrainian Literature

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the July–...
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Announcing the June–July 2022 topic challenge: Isabelle Eberhardt

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the June–...
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Announcing the May–June 2022 topic challenge: Georg Büchner

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the May–...
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Announcing the April–May 2022 topic challenge: “Omenuko,” by Pita Nwana

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time (okay, almost a month ...
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Announcing the March–April 2022 topic challenge: medieval Arthurian literature

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the March–...
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Announcing the February–March 2022 topic challenge: the works of Isaac Bashevis Singer

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the January–February 2022 topic challenge: R. A. Lafferty

UPDATE: during its second month (February 2022), this topic challenge will be held jointly with Science Fiction & Fantasy SE. Note that, for written sci-fi stories, the two sites' scopes don't ...
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Announcing the December 2021 – January 2022 topic challenge: Maltese literature

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the November–December 2021 topic challenge: The Decameron

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the October–November 2021 topic challenge: Jorge Amado

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the September–October 2021 topic challenge: Belarusian Literature

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the August–September 2021 topic challenge: Munshi Premchand

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the July–August 2021 topic challenge: Magda Szabó

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the July–...
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Announcing the June–July 2021 topic challenge: Old English literature

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the June–...
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Announcing the May–June 2021 topic challenge: the Mahabharata and its adaptations

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the May–...
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Announcing the April–May 2021 topic challenge: Gargantua and Pantagruel

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the April–...
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Announcing the March–April 2021 topic challenge: Mem and Zin (Mam û Zîn)

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the March–...
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Announcing the February–March 2021 topic challenge: Os Lusíadas / The Lusiads

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the January–February 2021 topic challenge: Theodor Fontane

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the December 2020–January 2021 topic challenge: literary theory

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the November–December 2020 topic challenge: Ko Un

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the October–November 2020 topic challenge: Rabindranath Tagore

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Rule for selecting a topic challenge among those with the same number of votes

Each month we select a new topic challenge that will start one month later and run for two months. Usually, the next topic challenge is simply based on which suggestion has the highest number of votes ...
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Announcing the September–October 2020 topic challenge: Nick Joaquin

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the August–September 2020 topic challenge: the Shahnameh

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the ...
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Announcing the July–August 2020 topic challenge: The Tale of Genji

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the July–...
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Announcing the June–July reading challenge: Korean Folklore

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the June–...
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Announcing the May–June 2020 topic challenge: Guy de Maupassant

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months and overlapping by one month, it is time to announce the May–...
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