Posts Tagged: translation

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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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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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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