Links Roundup, May 27 – 31

Announcements

The Literary Translators’ Association of Canada announces the John Glassco Prize. http://ow.ly/luSkl

 

Reviews

“The Savage Detectives is a mindblowing novel,” enough said, but you can read the full review here: http://ow.ly/lxoug

“Elizabeth Deshays and Jody Gladding solve the difficult (translation) problems in inventive ways,” on ‘The Eleven.’ http://ow.ly/luVyL

“The translator here manages to convey the narrator’s sense of confusion and subsequent acceptance beautifully.” http://ow.ly/lsp26

 

Readings & Discussions

The Literature Translation Institute of Korea is on a mission. http://ow.ly/lzINe

“A good translation does not involve merely translating words …” http://ow.ly/lzIoX

“and wrote a couple of lines, / heaved a sigh watching / the day return / without a single bird.” http://ow.ly/lzHBJ

Typo 18 presents Venezuelan poetry in translation. http://ow.ly/lzH6k

“beneath the tree I will be a fairy that stalks / insects without nests.” http://ow.ly/lxpbL

“Do you have a specific reason for applying, or…” / “I’m going to Toronto.” http://ow.ly/lxo8B

Further lessons on the business of translation from Intralingo; this time around, royalties. http://ow.ly/lxnLa

“If any new translators are listening! … one should translate things that really speak to you.” – Marilyn Booth http://ow.ly/luUW4

“Translators are like actors who speak the author’s lines” – Edith Grossman http://ow.ly/luS6m

“The Three Rs in Translation,” another info-packed interview with Intralingo’s Lisa Carter. http://ow.ly/lspAj

David Colmer is the star of this show – the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize recognizes the translator. http://ow.ly/lsopo

“On behalf of literary translators everywhere, let me declare that we have nothing to apologize for.” http://ow.ly/lsnKj

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