Latest Translation News

PEN Atlas: Tomás González on writing tragedy

PEN Atlas: Tomás González on writing tragedy

24th July 2014

Tomás González writes for PEN Atlas about the act of literary creation[...]

PEN Atlas: Lizzy Attree on Okwiri Oduor and the Caine Prize

PEN Atlas: Lizzy Attree on Okwiri Oduor and the Caine Prize

17th July 2014

On 14 July 2014, Okwiri Oduor became the 15th winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing, for her short story ‘My Father’s Head’, making her the third Kenyan winner of the Prize[...]

‘Home doesn’t exist’ – a word from the translator with Elliott Colla

'Home doesn't exist' - a word from the translator with Elliott Colla

15th July 2014

English PEN talks to the translators of some of our award-winning books. Next in the series is Elliott Colla, whose translation of Raba’i Al-Madhoun’s novel The Lady from Tel Aviv won an award in 2013[...]

PEN Atlas: Michel Laub on his novel ‘Diary of the Fall’

PEN Atlas: Michel Laub on his novel 'Diary of the Fall'

10th July 2014

Michel Laub, author of Diary of the Fall, writes for PEN Atlas on the importance of defining a vocabulary of atrocity[...]

Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2014 winner Hassan Blasim receives PEN award

Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2014 winner Hassan Blasim receives PEN award

7th July 2014

English PEN announces latest Writers in Translation awards[...]

View earlier Translation News.