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International Translation Day 2017

Monday 2 October, 9:00 am5:00 pm | £26 - £36
British Library,
96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
ITD

International Translation Day is the annual event for the  literary  translation community. It is an opportunity for translators, students, publishers, booksellers, librarians, bloggers and reviewers to come together and  debate significant issues within the sector, discuss challenges and celebrate success. The vibrant day-long programme  includes seminars on women writers in translation, multilingualism, the state of translation in higher education, alternative routes to publication and translating for the stage.  Plus  a detailed look at the entire chain from author to reader: what…

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‘In other words…’: Simon McBurney on Translation

Monday 2 October, 7:00 pm8:15 pm | £8 - £12
British Library,
96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
Simon McBurney

What is the role of translation in international theatre? From a foreign tongue to English; from the written word to the rich visual language of the stage: join Simon McBurney as he explores the role of translation and international literature in his work. In this special evening event following International Translation Day 2017, we will consider how different literary traditions make it onto the stage. Simon is an actor, writer, director and co-founder of acclaimed theatre company Complicite. His most…

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PEN Pinter Prize 2017

Tuesday 10 October, 7:00 pm8:30 pm | £8 - £12
British Library,
96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
CROP Longley, Michael (c) Bobbie Hanvey 2014

The 2017 PEN Pinter Prize will be awarded to Michael Longley at a public event at the British Library on  Tuesday 10  October. He will be presented with the prize at this event and deliver an address. There will also be readings from Michael Longley’s work and an encomium by Professor Eamon Duffy.  A limited edition booklet containing the presentation will be published by Faber & Faber and available to the audience at the event. The PEN Pinter Prize was…

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Festival of Italian Literature in London

Saturday 21 OctoberSunday 22 October | Free - £5
Print Room at the Coronet,
103 Notting Hill Gate, London , W11 3LB
FILL

The Festival of Italian Literature in London (FILL) is a festival of literature and ideas envisioned by the London-based Italian literary community and organised with the Italian Cultural Institute of London. The Festival wants to attract all Londoners and all events will be in English or Italian with consecutive translation. The first edition will run on the weekend of the 21st and 22nd of October 2017. It will take place in the heart of London, at the Coronet Theatre in…

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