Articles by Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren

Where the Sidewalk Bends: In Search of Manoel de Barros’s Pantanal

September 17, 2014

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It’s an odd sensation to arrive in a place that you’ve never been before, but that you’ve already experienced through someone else’s eyes. Especially when that other person is a poet. I first learned about the Pantanal—vast wetlands in central Brazil that seep over the border…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

September 15, 2014

GO   what: Book Signing for Evelyn Trouillot’s novel The Infamous Rosalie when: Wednesday, September 17, 5 PM where: La Caye Restaurant, 35, Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY   what: Imaginary Gardens With Real Robots in Them: On Translating Science Fiction (Ross Benjamin, Terry Gallagher, Michael…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

September 2, 2014

GO what: Imaginary Gardens With Real Robots in Them: On Translating Science Fiction (Ross Benjamin, Terry Gallagher, Michael Kandel) presented by The Bridge Series and the PEN Translation Committee when: Thursday, September 18, 7 PM where: Singularity & Co. Bookshop (18 Bridge St.,…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

August 25, 2014

GO what: Bread Loaf Translators' Conference when: June 1-7, 2015 where: Bread Loaf Campus of Middlebury College, Ripton, VT more info: http://ow.ly/ArhUv what: 2014 ALTA Conference: Translation & Politics when: November 12-14, 2014 where: Milwaukee, WI more info: http://ow.ly/zVhXF…...read more »

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Where the Sidewalk Bends: Interview with Sylvio Fraga

August 19, 2014

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Sylvio Fraga was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1986, moved back and forth between the US and Brazil until the age of thirteen, spent his teen years in Rio, earned a BA in Economics at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), directed the Antônia Parreiras Museum in Niterói,…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

August 18, 2014

GO what: Bread Loaf Translators' Conference when: June 1-7, 2015 where: Bread Loaf Campus of Middlebury College, Ripton, VT more info: http://ow.ly/ArhUv what: 2014 ALTA Conference: Translation & Politics when: November 12-14, 2014 where: Milwaukee, WI more info: http://ow.ly/zVhXF…...read more »

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The Translator Relay: Bill Johnston

August 14, 2014

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Our "Translator Relay" series features a new interview each month. This month's translator will choose the next interviewee, adding a different, sixth question. For August's installment, Esther Allen passed the baton to Bill Johnston, who has translated some thirty works of poetry, prose,…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

August 11, 2014

GO what: 2014 ALTA Conference: Translation & Politics when: November 12-14, 2014 where: Milwaukee, WI more info: http://ow.ly/zVhXF SUBMIT what: 2015 Austrian Cultural Forum New York Translation Prize submissions accepted: July 1-September 1, 2014 more info: http://ow.ly/xwHPP what:…...read more »

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Where the Sidewalk Bends: The Flip of all Flips

August 7, 2014

Located on Brazil’s lush Green Coast, midway between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Paraty is a colonial-era town of whitewashed buildings with brightly painted shutters, famous for its beaches, mountains, and cachaça distilleries. For five days last week, its unwieldy cobblestone…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

August 4, 2014

GO what: 2014 ALTA Conference: Translation & Politics when: November 12-14, 2014 where: Milwaukee, WI more info: http://ow.ly/zVhXF what: 2014 US Poets in Mexico (USPiM) Conference  when: October 27-31, 2014 where: Oaxaca, Mexico more info: http://ow.ly/zViRq SUBMIT what: 2015…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

July 28, 2014

GO what: Paraty International Literary Festival (FLIP) when: July 30-August 3, 2014 where: Paraty, Brazil more info: http://ow.ly/zEUdx what: Bilingual reading and conversation with Flávio de Araújo and Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren about the translation of Araújo's poetry…...read more »

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Translator Relay: Esther Allen

July 24, 2014

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Our "Translator Relay" series features a new interview each month. This month's translator will choose the next interviewee, adding a different, sixth question. For July's installment, Sean Cotter passed the baton to writer, translator, editor, and Baruch College professor Esther Allen.…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

July 21, 2014

GO what: The Business of Literary Translation-A Practical Guide for Emerging Translators (Workshop) when: Monday, July 21, 2014 where: The Free Word Centre, London EC1 more info: http://ow.ly/yAdz8 SUBMIT what: 2015 Austrian Cultural Forum New York Translation Prize submissions accepted:…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

July 7, 2014

GO what: Asia Pacific Writers and Translators Association Conference when: July 17-19, 2014 where: The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429 more info: http://ow.ly/yAe7U what: The Business of Literary Translation-A Practical Guide for Emerging Translators (Workshop) when: Monday,…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

June 30, 2014

GO what: Asia Pacific Writers and Translators Association Conference when: July 17-19, 2014 where: The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429 more info: http://ow.ly/yAe7U what: The Business of Literary Translation-A Practical Guide for Emerging Translators (Workshop) when: Monday,…...read more »

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Where the Sidewalk Bends: Why You Don’t Want Rice and Beans in Your Match

June 26, 2014

“Ele está jogando feijão com arroz!” muttered the Brazilian sitting next to me during the slow-moving match against Mexico, which stalled at 0-0. The player he was exasperated with for “playing rice and beans” was just going through the motions, lacking the energy,…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

June 16, 2014

GO what: The Bridge series presents Rika Lesser & Denise Newman when: Thursday, June 19, 7pm where: McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012 more info: http://ow.ly/y5oeV SUBMIT what: Bellevue Literary Review Prizes (translations eligible) submission deadline: July…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

June 9, 2014

GO   what: 45th Poetry International Festival, In Other Words translation project when: June 10-14 where: Rotterdam more info: http://ow.ly/uSSSG SUBMIT what: Bellevue Literary Review Prizes (translations eligible) submission deadline: July 1, 2014 more info:http://ow.ly/xLHbc what: ALTA Travel…...read more »

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Where the Sidewalk Bends: Interview with Larissa Min

June 5, 2014

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The adventurous, globe-trotting Larissa Min is currently at work on two ambitious writing projects: an account of her family’s double migration from Korea to Brazil to the US, called Breaking English, and a hybrid fiction/creative nonfiction book called Wondering Gondwana that interweaves…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

June 2, 2014

GO   what: Launch for The Book of Rio and The Football Crônicas, featuring Lucy Greaves, Toni Marques, Jethro Soutar, and Diego Trelles Paz. when: Monday, June 2, 7pm where: Free Word Lecture Theatre, London more info: http://ow.ly/wK7vA   what: 45th Poetry International Festival,…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

May 26, 2014

GO   what: Launch for The Book of Rio and The Football Crônicas, featuring Lucy Greaves, Toni Marques, Jethro Soutar, and Diego Trelles Paz. when: Monday, June 2, 7pm where: Free Word Lecture Theatre, London more info: http://ow.ly/wK7vA   what: 45th Poetry International Festival,…...read more »

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The Week in Translation:

May 19, 2014

GO   what: Launch for The Book of Rio and The Football Crônicas, featuring Lucy Greaves, Toni Marques, Jethro Soutar, and Diego Trelles Paz. when: Monday, June 2, 7pm where: Free Word Lecture Theatre, London more info: http://ow.ly/wK7vA   what: 45th Poetry International Festival, In…...read more »

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Where the Sidewalk Bends: Romeo and Juliet in the Dessert Aisle

May 14, 2014

Like a Portuguese baker preparing creamy pastéis de nata, to write this post I need to start with eggs. Yolks, to be specific. During the Colonial period, Portuguese convents and monasteries used the whites (clara) for starching clothes in their laundries, while the yolks (gema) were simply thrown…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

May 12, 2014

GO what: Launch for The Book of Rio and The Football Crônicas, featuring Lucy Greaves, Toni Marques, Jethro Soutar, and Diego Trelles Paz. when: Monday, June 2, 7pm where: Free Word Lecture Theatre more info: http://ow.ly/wK7vA what: 45th Poetry International…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

May 5, 2014

GO what: 45th Poetry International Festival, In Other Words translation project when: June 10-14 where: Rotterdam more info: http://ow.ly/uSSSG SUBMIT what: Workshop in Scholarly and Literary Translation from Slavic Languages when: June 16-20, 2014 where: University of Illinois…...read more »

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Where the Sidewalk Bends: Interview with Paulo Henriques Britto

May 1, 2014

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The title of Paulo Henriques Britto’s most recent poetry collection, Formas do nada (Forms of Nothing), should tip you off to the kind of writer he is—concise yet expansive, simultaneously straightforward and existential. His smart, playful poems, usually written in Portuguese but occasionally…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

April 28, 2014

GO what: PEN World Voices Festival when: April 28-May 4 where: NYC, various locations more info: http://ow.ly/weU4N what: 45th Poetry International Festival, In Other Words translation project when: June 10-14 where: Rotterdam more info: http://ow.ly/uSSSG APPLY what: University…...read more »

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International Books & Roses Day: April 26

April 22, 2014

what: Literary crawl through Brooklyn’s DUMBO community in celebration of La Diada de Sant Jordi, also known as “International Books & Roses Day” and UNESCO’s “World Book Day.” The event, which will highlight literature in translation, will take place in partnership…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

April 21, 2014

what: "Spring into Poetry" when: April 16-29 where: various locations in NYC more info: http://ow.ly/vdLpu what: Guatemalan Writers: Journeys Toward Daylight: New Narratives when: Tuesday, April 22, 7pm where: Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue, New York, NY more info: http://ow.ly/vLYX7…...read more »

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Where the Sidewalk Bends: Interview with Luciana Hidalgo

April 17, 2014

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It should come as no surprise that walking and yoga—one of which propels her outside, letting her feet and thoughts wander her current city, the other which forces her to slow down, turn inward, and put her “constant circulation of ideas” on hold—are of equal importance to Luciana…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

April 14, 2014

what: An Evening with Amanda Michalopoulou and Karen Emmerich when: Friday, April 18, 6pm-7pm where: The Book Club of California, 312 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94108 more info: http://ow.ly/vvLx6 what: "Spring into Poetry" when: April 16-29 where: various locations in NYC more…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

April 7, 2014

what: Book Party Virginia Zaharieva (Nine Rabbits, trans. Angela Rodel) and Albena Stambolova (Everything Happens as It Does, trans. Olga Nikolova) celebrate the launch of their US Book tour.  when: Tuesday, April 8, 7pm where: 192 Books,192 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10011 more info: http://ow.ly/vvH0y…...read more »

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Where the Sidewalk Bends: Interview with Pacha Urbano

April 4, 2014

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Brazilian writer, illustrator, and screenwriter Pacha Urbano describes his brain as “an ideas factory that never stops.” His genre-defying projects include the aphoristic book Livro Ao Acaso (Book of Serendipity), the comic strip Filho do Freud (Freud’s Son), a compilation of that series…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

March 31, 2014

GO what:French Literature in the Making: Patrick Deville when: Monday, March 31, 7pm where: Maison Française of NYU more info: http://ow.ly/upTev what: "Spring into Poetry" when: April 16-29 where: various locations in NYC more info: http://ow.ly/vdLpu what: 45th Poetry International…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

March 24, 2014

what:Comparative Analysis of Camus and Derrida when: March 24, 2014, 7pm where: Maison Française of NYU more info: http://ow.ly/upT8c what:French Literature in the Making: Patrick Deville when: Monday, March 31, 7pm where: Maison Française of NYU more info: http://ow.ly/upTev…...read more »

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Where the Sidewalk Bends: Carnaval Edition

March 19, 2014

At the Carnaval blocos (street parties) in Rio last week—rising above the sea of fluorescent wigs, animal ears, and sequined fedoras—I saw the same three signs reappear: Não Vai Ter Copa (There Won’t Be A World Cup), Tá Tudo Caro (Everything’s Expensive), and,…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

March 17, 2014

what: Translation Matters: A Panel Discussion with Cristina Garcia, Kolin Jordan, Achy Obejas, and Valeria Luiselli, moderated by WWB editorial director Susan Harris when: March 19, 20014, 5 pm where: Humboldt Park Fieldhouse, 1400 N. Sacramento (North of Division), Chicago, IL more info: http://guildcomplex.org/event/panel-translation-matters/…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

March 10, 2014

GO what: Peaver and Volokhonsky An intimate conversation about the art of translation​ with world-renowned translators, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. Hosted by Susan Bernofsky. when: Wednesday, March 12, 7pm where: Dodge Hall, Columbia University what: Peru's Underground/American…...read more »

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Where the Sidewalk Bends: Notes from a Poet in Rio

March 6, 2014

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Shortly after sundown on February 2nd, I boarded a snow-covered Boeing 777 in New York City, my bags stuffed to just under the weight limit with clothes and books, and landed the following morning on a palm tree-lined tarmac in São Paulo. It’s been eight years since I last passed through…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

February 24, 2014

what: French Literature in the Making: Jérôme Ferrari where: Maison Français of NYU when: Monday, February 24, 7pm more info: http://ow.ly/tsHQ2 what: French Literature Night @ Cornelia Café where: Cornelia Street Cafe when: Monday, February 24, 6pm more info: http://ow.ly/tsI6K...read more »

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The Week in Translation

February 18, 2014

what: French Literature in the Making: Jérôme Ferrari where: Maison Français of NYU when: Monday, February 24, 7pm more info: http://ow.ly/tsHQ2 what: French Literature Night @ Cornelia Café where: Cornelia Street Cafe when: Monday, February 24, 6pm more info: http://ow.ly/tsI6K...read more »

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Fellowships for Chinese Poetry & Translation at The Vermont Studio Center

February 14, 2014

what: 2014 VSC/Luce Foundation Chinese Poetry & Translation Fellowships Six awards for outstanding poets living anywhere in the world whose primary language is Chinese. These awards include roundtrip travel and a discretionary stipend. Six awards for talented English-language translators working…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

February 10, 2014

what: Kafka Translated: A panel discussion on translating Kafka with Michelle Woods, Mark Harman (translator of The Castle and Amerika), Susan Bernofsky (translator of "The Metamorphosis"), and Alex Zucker (translator of contemporary Czech fiction). where: Czech…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

February 3, 2014

what: French Voices Awards Ceremony and Homage to André Shiffrin where: French Embassy, 972 Fifth Ave, New York when: February 6th, 2014 at 7 pm more info: http://ow.ly/t55vz what: The Bridge Series: Cole Swensen and Kit Schulter where: McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

January 27, 2014

what: The Bridge Series: Cole Swensen and Kit Schulter where: McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street when: Sunday, February 9, 7pm more info: http://ow.ly/sZzyi what: Festival Neue Literatur: Festival Neue Literatur (FNL) was established as a collaborative project of New York’s…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

January 21, 2014

what: Asymptote's 3rd Anniversary Celebration: The State of Translation, featuring Eliot Weinberger, Robyn Creswell, Idra Novey, Daniella Gitlin and Jeffrey Yang.  where: Housing Works Bookstore, 126 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012 when: Tuesday, January 21, 7pm more info: http://ow.ly/sxAqT…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

January 13, 2014

what: Asymptote's 3rd Anniversary Celebration: The State of Translation, featuring Eliot Weinberger, Robyn Creswell, Idra Novey, Daniella Gitlin and Jeffrey Yang.  where: Housing Works Bookstore, 126 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012 when: Tuesday, January 21, 7pm more info: http://ow.ly/sxAqT...read more »

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Call for Applications: Banff International Literary Centre (BILTC)

December 11, 2013

what: The Banff International Literary Translation Centre The Banff International Literary Translation Centre is open to 15 literary translators from the Americas translating works from any country in the world, as well as to translators from all over the world who are translating works from the Americas. Each…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

November 18, 2013

what: Spain's Great Untranslated at the Miami Book Fair International where: Spain's Pavilion, Miami Dade College, 200 Northeast when: Friday, November 22, 7pm more info: http://ow.ly/qX5Uu what: Practice the Art of Literary Translation this Summer in the South of France Open to students,…...read more »

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In Memoriam: William Weaver

November 17, 2013

Beloved Italian translator, and Bard College faculty member, William Weaver passed away this week at the age of 90.  In a tribute to her "teacher, mentor, and friend," translator Susan Bernofsky writes: "If you have read any of Bill Weaver’s translations, you don’t need me to tell…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

November 11, 2013

what: Surveillance and the Naked New World: Ilija Trojanow in conversation with Liesl Schillinger and Suzanne Nossel where: Goethe-Institut New York/72 Spring Street, 11th Floor/New York, NY 10012 when: Wednesday, November 13, 6:30-8:30pm more info: http://ow.ly/qEWBz what: New Literature from…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

November 4, 2013

what: Singapore Writers Festival when: November 1-10 more info: http://ow.ly/qtjvI what: The Canadian Festival of Spoken Word  when: November 4-9 more info: http://ow.ly/qtjF5 what: Four Voices, Two Stories Join authors Gon Ben Ari (The Sequoia Children) and Ernesto Semán (A…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

October 16, 2013

Festival de la Palabra Oct 16 events Lehman College: 250 Bedford Park Blvd W (4 train to Bedford Park Blvd/Lehman College); Carmen Hall 224  6:00pm −8:40pm in Carmen Hall 224: Encuentro de estudiantes de “Literature of the Caribbean”, con Juan Carlos Méndez…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

October 8, 2013

Festival de la Palabra Oct 16 events Lehman College: 250 Bedford Park Blvd W (4 train to Bedford Park Blvd/Lehman College); Carmen Hall 224  6:00pm −8:40pm in Carmen Hall 224: Encuentro de estudiantes de “Literature of the Caribbean”, con Juan Carlos Méndez…...read more »

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Upcoming ‘Walls and Bridges’ Events

September 30, 2013

what: Found in Translation: Discussion when: Friday, October 18, 11-5:30 where: NYU Institute for Public Knowledge  20 Cooper Square (at 6th street) 10003, 7th Floor more info: http://ow.ly/pmmdF what: Foreign Language Hopscotch, Performance Featuring Polyglot NewYorkers. Co-presented…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

September 24, 2013

what: "What Translation Means" Symposium when: Friday, September 27 where: James Gallery, City University of New York Graduate Center more info: http://ow.ly/pabyz what: Landscape with Yellow Birds: A Bilingual Reading when: Friday, September 27, 6:30-7:45pm where: Instituto Cervantes, 211 E 49th…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

September 18, 2013

what: "What Translation Means" Symposium when: Friday, September 27 where: James Gallery, City University of New York Graduate Center more info: http://ow.ly/oXvFj what: Landscape with Yellow Birds: A Bilingual Reading when: Friday, September 27, 6:30-7:45pm where: Instituto Cervantes, 211 E 49th…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

September 10, 2013

what: The Bridge Series: Russian Translators when: Friday, September 13, 7pm where: Melville House, 145 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY more info: http://ow.ly/oJtAY

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Translation Roundup

July 18, 2013

READ Honors and Awards WWB is proud to have so many of its contributors included on the shortlist for PEN's 2013 Literary Awards. Congratulations to Rachida Madani and Marilyn Hacker (Poetry in Translation); Aron Aji, Alison Entrekin, Rosalind Harvey, and Katherine Silver (PEN Translation Prize)!…...read more »

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Dispatches from the 2013 Literary Translation Centre at the London Book Fair

June 21, 2013

The Literary Translation Centre, now in its fourth year, held sessions at the London Book Fair (April 15-17) on topics ranging from translating culture in times of conflict to logistical issues like how to become a literary translator and what publishers want. Words Without Borders' own Susan Harris…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

June 10, 2013

Lorca in New York: A Celebration: the largest-ever festival in North America celebrating the work of acclaimed Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca. With more than two dozen events throughout Manhattan, it focuses on the brief but prolific period (1929-1930), during which Lorca came…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

June 3, 2013

Lorca in New York: A Celebration: the largest-ever festival in North America celebrating the work of acclaimed Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca. With more than two dozen events throughout Manhattan, it focuses on the brief but prolific period (1929-1930), during which Lorca came…...read more »

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Submit to Asymptote’s “Close Approximations: A Translation Contest”

May 23, 2013

what: Asymptote Journal's Inaugural "Close Approximations: A Translation Contest" contest judges: Eliot Weinberger (Poetry) and Howard Goldblatt (Fiction) prize: $1,000 for 5-10 pages of poetry translated into English, or up to 25 pages of fiction translated into English submission deadline: September…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

May 20, 2013

GO Lorca in New York: A Celebration: the largest-ever festival in North America celebrating the work of acclaimed Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca. With more than two dozen events throughout Manhattan, it focuses on the brief but prolific period (1929-1930), during which Lorca…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

May 13, 2013

Lorca in New York: A Celebration: the largest-ever festival in North America celebrating the work of acclaimed Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca. With more than two dozen events throughout Manhattan, it focuses on the brief but prolific period (1929-1930), during which Lorca came…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

May 6, 2013

Lorca in New York: A Celebration: the largest-ever festival in North America celebrating the work of acclaimed Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca. With more than two dozen events throughout Manhattan, it focuses on the brief but prolific period (1929-1930), during which Lorca came…...read more »

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Mia Couto in Conversation with Anderson Tepper

May 3, 2013

what: Mia Couto the bestselling author of Sleepwalking Land and The Tuner of Silences, joins Vanity Fair‘s Anderson Tepper in conversation. Drinks and light refreshments will be served. when: Saturday, May 4, 7-9pm where: The Powerhouse Arena [DUMBO] RSVP: RSVP@powerHouseArena.com…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

April 29, 2013

what: PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature when: April 29-May 5 where: NYC more info: http://ow.ly/kwLcr what: The Bridge Series: Turkish translators Erdağ Göknar and Aron Aji when: Thursday, May 2, 7pm where: McNally Jackson Books, New York, NY more info: http://ow.ly/ky1YK…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

April 23, 2013

Lorca in New York: A Celebration: the largest-ever festival in North America celebrating the work of acclaimed Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca. With more than two dozen events throughout Manhattan, it focuses on the brief but prolific period (1929-1930), during which Lorca came…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

April 19, 2013

READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to WWB contributor Fady Joudah, whose translation of Ghassan Zaqtan's Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me, and Other Poems from Arabic was recently shortlisted for the $65,000 2013 International Griffin Poetry Prize! The winners will be announced…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

April 15, 2013

Lorca in New York: A Celebration: the largest-ever festival in North America celebrating the work of acclaimed Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca. With more than two dozen events throughout Manhattan, it focuses on the brief but prolific period (1929-1930), during which…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

April 8, 2013

what: New Poetry from Spain: Round Table Discussion featuring Marta López-Luaces, Gerardo Piña-Rosales, and Leonard Schwartz when: Thursday, April 11, 7pm where: Instituto Cervantes, New York, NY more info: http://ow.ly/jRnlr Lorca in New York: A Celebration: the…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

April 1, 2013

GO what: Word for Word/Wort für Wort Book Launch and Reception: Fiction and Nonfiction readings by: Kevin Magruder and Ursula Kirchenmayer, Rachel Sur and Ellen Wesemüller, Michael Makowski and David Frühauf when: Monday, April 1, 7-9pm where: Deutsches Haus (420 W. 116th…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

March 18, 2013

SUBMIT what: Powell River International Translators Conference seeks Abstracts (50 words max) for up to a 45-minute presentation when: September 12-15, 2013 where: Powell River, British Columbia, Canada submission deadline: April 2, 2013 more info: http://ow.ly/jaYL6 what: INVENTORY Nº4 (Princeton…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

March 11, 2013

GO Readings what: Jerome Rothenberg and Heriberto Yepez when: Wednesday, March 13, 2014, 8pm where: St. Marks Poetry Project, New York, NY more info: http://ow.ly/iKQBl what: Anthony Madrid and Farnoosh Fathi  when: Thursday, March 14, 2014, 5:10 pm where: UMMA Helmut Stern Auditorium, University…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

March 4, 2013

GO Readings what: Cecilia Vicuña and Laura Elrick read at The Poetry Project when: Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 8pm where: St. Marks Church, New York, NY more info: http://ow.ly/ikmGE Conferences and Festivals what: StAnza: Scotland's International Poetry Festival when: March 6-10 where:…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

February 21, 2013

READ Interviews, Articles, Reviews Just in time for our latest issue, PEN Atlas looks at the state of graphic novels around the world. How do you save a dying language? Linguist Geoffrey Khan is racing to save Aramaic by talking to its elderly Middle Eastern speakers, many of whom now live in Chicago's…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

February 18, 2013

GO Readings what: Jack Kerouac's Bilingualism: A Panel Discussion  when: Monday, February 18, 6pm where: Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor, Barnard Hall, New York, NY  more info: http://ow.ly/hPfix what: The Bridge Series: Stephen Snyder & Allison Markin Powell when: Thursday, February…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

February 8, 2013

READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to this year's Caldecott and Newberry Medal winners! Interviews, Articles, Reviews Check out the new, multi-media Untranslateable Words Database. Three Percent calls Naoki Inose and Hiroaki Sato's biography of infamous Japanese novelist Yukio Mishima, Persona,…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

February 4, 2013

GO Events what: Mellon Visiting Artist Talk with Paul Muldoon  when: Wednesday, February 6, 7pm where: Italian Academy/Casa Italiana, New York, NY more info: http://ow.ly/hp8s7 Workshops what: The Art of Literary Translation: A Workshop in Paris, with Alyson Waters when: June 23-July 19, 2013…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

January 28, 2013

GO what: Fledge: A Tribute to Stacy Doris when: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 where: St. Marks Poetry Project, New York, NY more info: http://ow.ly/haBW8  

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Translation Roundup

January 24, 2013

READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to Sharon Olds, this year's winner of the UK's TS Eliot Prize, for her poetry collection Stag's Leap! Check out the International Prize for Arabic Fiction shortlist, which includes several young novelists. The winner will be announced April 23 at…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

January 21, 2013

GO what: The Bridge Series: WWB contributor Idra Novey and Johnny Lorenz in conversation with Barbara Epler on Clarice Lispector when: Wednesday, January 23, 7pm where: The Center for Fiction, New York more info: http://ow.ly/gZZSM what: Inspirations with Seamus Heaney and Simon Armitage when: Sunday,…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

January 18, 2013

READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to the five novelists on the Man Asian Literary Prize shortlist, including WWB contributor Musharraf Ali Farooqi. The winner will be announced March 14th! Interviews, Articles, Reviews "Why break a language? To wake it up," writes poet, translator, and WWB contributor…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

January 14, 2013

GO what: Whit Griffin and Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi when: Monday, January 14, 8pm where: St. Marks Poetry Project, New York, NY more info: http://ow.ly/gNmpC what: Asymptote celebrates its 2nd Anniversary with Global Launch when: Tuesday, January 15-Thursday, January 25 where: Barcelona…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

January 11, 2013

READ Interviews, Articles, Reviews In the latest Circumference podcast, Montana Ray speaks to Yusef Komunyakaa, Goutam Datta, and Subodh Sarkar about an anthology of African American poets, edited by Datta and translated into Bengali: Ami Amar Mritur Por Sadhinota Chai Na (I Do Not…...read more »

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Just in Time for the Ball Drop…

December 31, 2012

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Here are some of our favorite books in translation from 2012! Emma Garman My pick is Second Person Singular by Sayed Kashua, trans. by Mitch Ginsburg, an engrossing story about chance, fate and identity. Told from the dual points of view of an upwardly mobile Israeli Arab lawyer, and a young Palestinian…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

December 20, 2012

READ Honors and Awards Kurt Beals is the inaugural winner of the German Book Office Translation Prize. Congratulations!  Check out the 2013 Longlist for the International Prize for Arabic Literature. Interviews, Articles, Reviews “Our old family wallpaper and curtains,” says poet, translator,…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

December 17, 2012

SUBMIT what: The French-American Foundation and the Florence Gould Foundation are currently accepting submissions for the Annual Translation Prize—a $10,000 cash award for the best English translation of French in both fiction and non-fiction. submission deadline: January 15, 2013 more info: http://ow.ly/gadj1…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

December 10, 2012

GO Readings what: Hassan Blasim reads from his latest collection of short stories, The Iraqi Christ, translated from Arabic by Jonathan Wright. when: December 10-12 where: Newcastle, Manchester, London more info: http://ow.ly/fXfx5 what: Translating Turkish Literature with Aron Aji when: Tuesday,…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

December 7, 2012

READ Honors and Awards Words without Borders is honored to be a 2013 grant recipient from the National Endowment for the Arts! Congratulations to all of English PEN's Awards for Writing in Translation winners! Interviews, Articles, Reviews Find out who the 10 most popular foreign writers…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

December 3, 2012

Readings what: Paul Legault Explains How to Translate from English to English when: Thursday, December 6, 7pm where: Amnesia; 853 Valencia St, San Francisco more info: http://ow.ly/fM5ns what: Panel discussion with Eugene Ostashevsky, George Musser, Richard Leslie, Gadadhara Pandit Dasa and Olga…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

November 26, 2012

GO Readings what: The Bridge Series for Literary Translation: WWB contributors Suzanne Jill Levine and Stephen Kessler when: Monday, November 26, 7pm where: McNally Jackson Books more info: http://ow.ly/fA5nh what: Charles Simic Reading when: Thursday, November 29, 7pm where: NYU's Lillian…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

November 22, 2012

READ Interviews, Articles, Reviews New dispatches from Tijuana's Festival de Literatura del Noroeste (FeLiNo) and the second annual Dhaka Hay Festival. For International Translation Day 2012, WWB contributor Rosalind Harvey talks about what it's like to be a young translator. WWB contributor Bill…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

November 19, 2012

GO what: The Poets' Theatre: ANTIGONICK with Anne Carson (directed by Sam Gold) when: Monday, November 19, 8pm where: Kaufman Concert Hall, NYC more info: http://ow.ly/fpizI what: Guadalajara International Book Fair when: November 24-December2 where: Guadalajara, Mexico more info: http://ow.ly/fpjrH...read more »

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Translation Roundup

November 15, 2012

READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to all the winners of the 2012 National Book Awards, who were honored in New York last night. Louise Erdrich accepted the fiction award for her novel, The Round House, in both English and Ojibwe.  The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award longlist…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

November 12, 2012

GO what: Granta's Jorge Amado: A Legacy with WWB contributor Gregory Rabassa when: Monday, November 12, 7pm where: McNally Jackson more info: http://ow.ly/fcpYb SUBMIT what: The University of Iowa's literary translation magazine eXchanges is seeking new poetry, fiction, and…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

November 5, 2012

GO what: "Reaching the World" Summit and Literary Festival: Bangkok's first international literary festival for writers and translators when: November 5-9 where: Bangkok, UNESCO's 'World Book Capital 2013' more info: http://ow.ly/f1Ug0 what: launch parties for Granta 121:…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

November 1, 2012

READ Interviews, Articles, Reviews Peter Mountford talks to NPR about discovering that his debut novel, A Young Man's Guide to Late Capitalism, was being illegally translated into Russian by a biologist, and his unusual response: trying to help.   Also on NPR, an excerpt from Nataly…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

October 29, 2012

GO what: Ilan Stavans presents "South of the Border: the Jews of Latin America" a 2-day program at the Yiddish Book Center when: November 2-4 where: Amherst, MA more info: http://ow.ly/eQOuK what: Franck André Jamme readings when: Tuesday, October 30, 7pm; Friday, November 2, 5:30pm where:…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

October 25, 2012

READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to Hilary Mantel, who was just awarded the Man Booker prize for the second time! Check out the 2013 DSC South Asian Prize longlist, which includes two books in translation. Philip Hand is this year's Harvill Secker Young Translators' Prize winner. Congratulations!…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

October 22, 2012

GO what: 2012 PEN Literary Awards Ceremony when: Tuesday, October 23, 6:30pm where: Proshansky Auditorium, The City University of New York more info: http://ow.ly/eEu3U what: The Bridge: Passageways Launch Party with WWB contributors Naja Marie Aidt, Erica Mena, and Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren.…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

October 18, 2012

READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to the recipient of the 2013 Newman Prize for Chinese Literature, Taiwonese poet Yang Mu! The 2012 National Book Award finalists were revealed this week. Interviews, Articles, Reviews In the new issue of Asymptote, award-winning writer Yiyun Li talks to Clare…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

October 15, 2012

GO what: 2012 Garden City Literary Festival when: opens October 15 where: Port Harcourt, Nigeria more info: http://ow.ly/et5Co what: Manchester Literature Festival when: October 8-23 where: Manchester, England more info: http://ow.ly/et5EK what: MONET TO MALLARMÉ: THE FRENCH SYMBOLIST…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

October 13, 2012

READ Honors and Awards This year's Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Chinese writer Mo Yan, whose novel Big Breasts & Wide Hips (translated by Howard Goldblatt) was reviewed by WWB. Interiews, Articles, Reviews All this month, City Lights bookstore is celebrating Banned Books…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

October 8, 2012

GO what: Festival de la Palabra in NY when: Thursday, October 11, 7pm where: Queen Sofia Spanish Institute/684 Park Ave at 68th street/New York, NY admission fee: FREE for Americas Society and Queen Sofia Spanish Institute Members; $10.00 for non-members. more info: http://ow.ly/eiJFR what: 15-stop…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

October 4, 2012

READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to the 2012 ALTA Fellows: Janet Kim Ha, Hai-Dang Phan, Claire Van Winkle, Alexandra Berlina, and WWB contributor Joshua Daniel Edwin! Interiews, Articles, Reviews The well-beloved and prolific translator Michael Henry Heim passed away this week. You can read moving…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

October 2, 2012

GO what: 15-stop book tour for poets and WWB contributors Ghassan Zaqtan and Fady Joudah when: October 1-October 29 where: venues across the U.S. more info: http://ow.ly/e6xSc what: Istanbul Tanpinar Literature Festival: City and Fear, featuring over 60 authors from 22 different countries when:…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

September 27, 2012

READ Interviews, Articles, Reviews An old Ethiopian farmer's story about an ant inspired a lifetime of collecting and translating children's books for New Zealand-born writer Elizabeth Laird. In a recent interview on World Literature Today, she talks about Ethiopia's linguistic complexities,…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

September 24, 2012

GO what: Pole Position: Polish Book Autumnfest 17 events in 2 months, at 15 venues across 10 different cities, featuring 7 key Central European writers when: events run from September 19-November 7 where: various locations more info: http://ow.ly/dVGb8

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Translation Roundup

September 20, 2012

READ Awards and Honors The Man Booker shortlist was recently announced. The top six books were written by British, Indian, and Malaysian writers. The 2012 prize winner will be revealed on October 16. Congratulations to the 2012 winners of the PEN Literary Awards, including translators and WWB contributors Bill…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

September 18, 2012

GO what: SYMBIOSIS: AN EVENING OF ASIAN AND ASIAN AMERICAN POETRY with Monica Ferrell, Kimiko Hahn, Timothy Liu, and Angela Veronica Wong when: Thursday, September 20, 7:00pm where: Museum of Chinese in America/215 Centre Street, New York, NY more info: http://ow.ly/dLLtq what: BROOKLYN…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

September 13, 2012

READ Awards and Honors Congratulations to Dubravka Ugresic, whose novel Karaoke Culture ( reviewed here by WWB) recently won the Jean Améry Award for Essay Writing! Interviews, Articles, Reviews On English PEN's Atlas, novelist Krys Lee confronts an audience member's question…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

September 10, 2012


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The Week in Translation

September 3, 2012

GO what: Singapore International Storytelling Festival when: September 1-5 where: Singapore more info: http://ow.ly/dqtyp what: Second International Congress of Translators, a gathering of translators of Russian literature from more than 30 countries when: September 7-8 where: Moscow more info: http://ow.ly/dqtr8...read more »

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Translation Roundup

August 30, 2012

READ Awards and Honors Check out the 22 entries for the 2012 Banipal Translation Prize! Interviews, Articles, Reviews In the September issue of World Literature Today, Chilean novelist Joseph Brodky discusses postmemory cyborgs, monumentalization, the ability to get excited about lies, and his friendship…...read more »

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One Day Left to Help Geoff Wisner Reach His Fundraising Goal for “African Lives”

August 29, 2012

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Words without Borders is pleased to announce that writer, editor, and WWB contributor Geoff Wisner's second book, African Lives: An Anthology of Memoirs and Autobiographies, will be appearing next spring from Lynne Rienner Publishers.  The book will include more than 40 selections from African…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

August 27, 2012

GO what: Gained in Translation: WWB contributor Daniel Hahn and Sarah Ardizzone talk about about what makes a good translator, why being a good linguist isn’t enough, and how the best are creative writers themselves.  when: Monday, August 27, 5:00-6:00pm where: “The Art of…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

August 23, 2012

READ Translation News Congratulations to Suzanne Jill Levine, winner of the 2012 PEN Center USA Translation Prize, for her translation of Jose Donoso's The Lizard's Tale: A Novel! Interviews, Articles, Reviews According to Israeli author Etgar Keret, “Translators are like ninjas. If…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

August 20, 2012

GO what: Spanish Translation Duel; Bernardo Atxaga is joined by translators and WWB contributors Rosalind Harvey and Frank Wynne. Hosted by WWB contributor Daniel Hahn. when: Monday, August 20, 6:45-7:45pm where: “The Art of Translation” at the Edinburgh International…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

August 16, 2012

READ Interviews, Articles, Reviews "I imagine it’s a little bit like what cryptographers used to do: get into the mindset of the person who created the code (author, character, etc) and you can find a way to translate it," Lytton Smith says in a recent interview, about bringing Icelandic author…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

August 13, 2012

GO what: Translator and WWB contributor Margaret Jull Costa Discusses Nobel Laureate Jose Saramago when: Monday, August 13, 7-10pm where: Book Club of California, 312 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA more info: http://ow.ly/cV6Bg what: David Bellos talks to author Jennie Erdal about Is That A Fish In Your…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

August 9, 2012

READ Interviews, Articles, Reviews Writer and WWB contributor Elias Khoury's latest novel, As Though She Were Sleeping, explores the porous boundary between dreams and waking life, set against the backdrop of 1946 Beirut. It was recently reviewed by Three Percent. Growing up in Albania during Enver…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

August 6, 2012

GO what: "Monet to Mallarmé": Mary Ann Caws, Paul Legault, Susan Mitchell, and Laila Pedro read from the poetry of Stéphane Mallarmé, in French and in a variety of translations. Monet to Mallarmé is a six-event salon series at the New…...read more »

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Translation Roundup

August 2, 2012

READ Awards and Honors The National Endowment for the Arts recently announced its 2012 Literature Translation Fellowships. Winners include translators and WWB contributors Katherine Silver, Rika Lesser, and Christian Hawkey, as well as two recipients of 2012 PEN Translation Fund Grants: Deborah Garfinkle…...read more »

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Support the Publication of Geoff Wisner’s “African Lives”

August 1, 2012

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Words without Borders is pleased to announce that writer, editor, and WWB contributor Geoff Wisner's second book, African Lives: An Anthology of Memoirs and Autobiographies, will be appearing next spring from Lynne Rienner Publishers.   The book will include more than 40 selections…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

July 30, 2012

GO what: June Fourth Elegies: A Reading and Discussion with Jeffrey Yang and Larry Siems when: Thursday, August 2, 6:30-8pm where: Museum of Chinese in America RSVP to programs@mocanyc.org website: http://www.mocanyc.org/visit/events/june_fourth_elegies_a_reading_and_discussion_with_jeffrey_yang_and_larry_siems…...read more »

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The Week in Translation

July 26, 2012

READ Awards and Honors Congratulations to the 2012 PEN Translation Fund Grant recipients: translator and WWB contributor Musharraf Ali Farooqi, Bernard Adams, Brent Edwards, Alexander Booth, Bonnie Huie, Hillary Gulley, Joshua Daniel Edwin, Deborah Garfinkle, Jacquelyn Pope, Carrie Reed, Nathanaël,…...read more »