Posts Tagged: 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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The languages of verse: Multilingualism and poetry

Join us for an evening of discussion and readings by and with  Chris McCabe, Joint Librarian of the   Poetry   Library in London, poet and author Wioletta Greg,   and writer   Livia Franchini. Many of us lead multilingual lives. But how do multilingual poets use their languages in their art? How do they approach their art? What value

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