Links Round-Up June 17-21

News and Events

Check out the photos from Poetry International’s 2013 Festival http://ow.ly/m5nDo

The 2013 Persian Poets’ Tour kicks off in Manchester tomorrow, June 20! http://ow.ly/m9LEU

World Literature Today announced the 2014 Neustadt International Prize for Literature Jurorshttp://ow.ly/mcOne

The power of poetry: can reading traditional poetry help with dementia? http://ow.ly/mgMMr

Read and Discussion

“All this that we call love –/where will it be, when the crows come?” http://ow.ly/mgLK1

“With that dangerous thing – a little knowledge – I decided to translate.” http://ow.ly/mcOhT

“But I am not a responsible poet.” -Kwame Dawes’ blog post about the 44th Poetry International Festival in Rotterdam http://ow.ly/mcNB7

“but sometimes what I want to say gets lost/like a moon smudged with cloud” http://ow.ly/m9LWX

Fascinating map of American English Dialects–the complexity and nuance! http://ow.ly/m9L29

One of the coolest publishers in the world? Read on to hear more about Urvashi Butaliahttp://ow.ly/m86XZ

A new Turkish literary translation blog, Word Prism http://ow.ly/m873w

Summer reading suggestions–in translation, of course! http://ow.ly/m5nN3

Read a selection from Juan José Saer’s “La Grande” in Center for the Art of Translation’s June issue http://ow.ly/m5nYW

“The tinder was dry as bone, and when it finally did flare, it did quite unexpectedly and spectacularly”http://ow.ly/m5o5u

A great article on fostering literary respect for underrepresented regions & authorshttp://ow.ly/m9KpK

Call for Submissions

Call for submissions! New, Ambos magazine, Quebec literature in translation http://ow.ly/m7GZc

Reviews

A review of “And the Hippies Came (Llegaron los Hippies)” by Manuel Abreu Adornohttp://ow.ly/mcOuO

 

 

 

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