Posts Categorised: Translation

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Women in Translation Month 2017

It’s Women in Translation month, and naturally we’ve been thinking about why it is that fewer books by women are published in translation: only around 30%. There is no easy answer, but we thought we’d explore the question further. We started with prizes. If we see prizes as a reflection of the literary culture of

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LISTEN: Translation Pitch – East and Southeast Asia

English PEN’s PEN Presents initiative seeks to help UK publishers to discover – and publish – the most exciting books from around the world, and to support literary translators in their development as advocates for international literature. Our Translation Pitch event on 8 June 2017 brought together all six shortlisted translators from our PEN Presents…

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Record number of women authors and translators win PEN Translates awards

English PEN today announces  its  latest list of  PEN Translates award winners.  The list includes books translated from 14 languages and 16 countries, including a Uyghur memoir, Palestinian short stories, Somali poetry, a Czech feminist novel, an anthology of Russian women literature, Belarusian essays and a Chinese graphic novel/memoir. English PEN is encouraged to note

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