Posts Tagged: translation


Jhumpa Lahiri in conversation with Domenico Starnone

Chaired by Claire Armitstead, Associate Editor, Culture for The Guardian, award-winning authors Jhumpa Lahiri and Domenico Starnone   discuss their latest works,   their love for Italy and the Italian language, and attitudes towards literary translation. Starnone’s most recent books, Ties and Trick, have both been translated into English from Italian by Jhumpa Lahiri; while Jhumpa Lahiri’s

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PEN Translates assessors

Calling all literature and translation enthusiasts! If you have translation experience, are passionate about literature and are fluent in a foreign language, then English PEN is looking for you. We are looking for assessors for our PEN Translates grant programme to help us choose which books have the right combination of literary quality, strength of

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Latest round of PEN Translates awards celebrates books in fourteen languages

Books from fifteen countries and fourteen languages make up the latest round of PEN Translates award winners. These include the first novel from Mauritania to be translated into English; novels translated from minority and lesser translated European languages such as Occitan, Galician and Albanian; and an equal number of male and female authors. Ros Schwartz,

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