In an era of increasing self-censorship and blurred lines between truth and fiction, the acclaimed author and translator considers the effects of a tumultuous year on literary creativity.
Posts Categorised: Translation
To celebrate UN Arabic Language Day, poet, translator and professor Atef Alshaer shares the history, richness and possibilities for the lingua franca of the Arabic world.
The arts editor of the Dhaka Tribune reports from the city’s thriving annual literary festival, where writers and translators came together for a special launch of the latest Comma Press ‘City in Fiction’ anthology – The Book of Dhaka.
The founder of Babel festival reflects on its genesis and investigates the role of translation and multilingualism in fostering community.