Articles tagged "Yardenne Greenspan"


New in Hebrew: Shifra Cornfeld’s “The Second Half of the Night”

My husband and I both read The Second Half of the Night, by Shifra Cornfeld, in one breathless week, so excited about it that I can’t even recall who read it first and who passed it on to whom. Then…...

The Week in Translation

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…...

Dispatch from the 2013 ALTA Conference

On Friday, October 18th, the second day of the 2013 American Literary Translators Association Conference at Indiana University in Bloomington,  keynote speaker Cole Swensen spoke about translating…...

The Song and the Singer: On Translating Gon Ben Ari’s “The Sequoia Children”

I grew up in Israel to bilingual parents. My father was born and raised in Philadelphia. My mother was born in New York City to Israeli parents. When my father speaks Hebrew he still has an accent. His…...