Posts Categorised: Translation

Translation pitch at ITD 2018

Do you have a book that you’ve always wanted to bring to an Anglophone readership? Well, here’s your chance. At this year’s International Translation Day, you get the chance to pitch to editors. Ailah Ahmed (Virago, Little, Brown), Federico Andornino (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) and Isabel Wall (Viking, Penguin Random House) will discuss three translation pitches

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PEN Translates awards showcase writers from seventeen countries

Books from seventeen countries and ten languages make up the latest round of PEN Translates award winners. These include poetry collections from the Caribbean, Indonesia, The Netherlands and Iran, novels from Sudan, Cape Verde and Syria, and autofiction from Peru. Sarah Ardizzone, co-chair of the Writers in Translation committee, said: ‘At a time when outstanding

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English PEN launches new online zine for international writing

English PEN is pleased to launch a new online zine dedicated to international writing. PEN Transmissions will be a digital home for some of the best writers around the world. Each month, PEN Transmissions will publish a new themed issue featuring original writing and interviews. Issue One: Women 2018 focuses on women’s writing, bringing together

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Support English PEN with the World Sci-Fi StoryBundle

English PEN is pleased to be partnering with StoryBundle and guest curator Lavie Tidhar on The World SF Bundle, offered throughout April. StoryBundle is a way for independent publishers and authors to showcase their work. The site takes handful of e-books and groups them together to offer as a bundle. Offers are available for a

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