Links Round-Up July 15-19

Reading

“It keeps to the confines of dark waters.” – Giampiero Neri http://ow.ly/mXi1b

Read an excerpt from Juan José Saer’s forthcoming novel “La Grande” http://ow.ly/mXiBz

Are you paying attention to shifts in the English language (including, ugh, more “got” & passive voice!)? http://ow.ly/mXlKV

Long commute home or slow day at the office? Poetry translation podcasts to the rescue!http://ow.ly/mXlXX

Summer travelers: A literary guide to Spain! http://ow.ly/mXm9c

“we carried on sliding the whole day and nothing/kept us” – Marije Langelaar http://ow.ly/n2gEv

“The Lament,” no… “The Wail,”…no “The Tattered Cloak!” On titling works in translation, translator Marian Schwartz http://ow.ly/n2hgp

“she felt as if she had long been waiting for this day” – Wakako Kaku’s “Ogre Inside”http://ow.ly/n4wIH

WWB interview with Patricio Pron and his less than sparkling views of Madrid http://ow.ly/n4wPW

See the latest poems from Poetry Translation Centre’s workshops http://ow.ly/n7OLj

“The nausea and depression to which I awoke each morning led me at once into the world I intended to describe.” -Imre Kertész, Paris Review

Donal McLaughlin: “Books are a bit like buses sometimes. You wait and wait, then they all come at once!” http://ow.ly/n8xzz

News

The winner of the 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing has been announced! http://ow.ly/mXiwe

Palestinian poet Ghassan Zaqtan is one of nine candidates for the prestigious Neustadt Prize. http://ow.ly/n2gR9

BookExpo America’s Global Market Focus on translation! http://ow.ly/n87U5

Opportunities

Webflakes! Translators needed to translate international bloggers posts on wine, food, fashion, design, & architecture http://ow.ly/mXleC

Wales Literature Exchange contest: translate 3 poems from Spanish to English or Welsh. Hurry, deadline is July 22! http://ow.ly/mXly0

Lemon Hound announces its first poetry contest. $750 cash prize, deadline November 15 http://ow.ly/n2hIq

Reviews

Review of “Trafalgar” by Angélica Gorodischer, a book full of wild tales, digression and lots of coffee drinking http://ow.ly/n4xs8

Two articles on Jacques Ranciere’s Aisthesis, recently published in English. http://ow.ly/n4xBK

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One Response to Links Round-Up July 15-19

  1. Doreen says:

    Personally, I’d reserve my “ugh!” for “Lemon Hound announces it’s first poetry contest” rather than the useful get-passive — which, as the Mental Floss piece explains, goes back 300+ years — but there’s no accounting for taste…

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