Translation Roundup

By Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren

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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 with Roberto Bolaño.

Also in this month's WLT: nine very short interviews with flash fiction writers from around the world.

“This is the sort of poet for whose work one wants to learn a language,” says Fiona Moore about Sudanese poet Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi. Read his interview with Arabic Literature.

Translator and WWB contributor Daniel Hahn recaps the translation events at this year's Edinburgh International Book Festival, for PEN Atlas.

Translation News

Thanks to the Poetry Translation Center, talented young Somali poet Caasha Lul Mohammed Yusuf's work is now available in English. You can buy her chapbook and listen to a bi-lingual podcast of her reading, with translator Clare Pollard, on PTC's website.


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