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Links Round Up 8/19-8/23

Reading & Discussion “A translator is the most observant reader.” -Agata Tuszynska and her translators, more herehttp://ow.ly/odpdw “Good or bad, the only way to find out what you’re missing is to read [these works] in translation.” http://ow.ly/o5NwK Always important to read … Continue reading

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Links Round Up 7/29-8/2

Reading When time comes, it opens its house/and is reborn into the world. -Burma poet, Wawn Awng http://ow.ly/nzBsP “I see translating as a sort of ‘confined freedom’ or ‘free confinement’” -Giovanna Scocchera on translating http://ow.ly/nzAny A little history of translation http://ow.ly/nzzGc Not a … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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: … Continue reading

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Links Round Up May 6-10

Reading and Discussion Photos, videos and more translation related goodness over on the WWB Tumblr, check it out here http://ow.ly/kUTnu “in a deceptive dream in which you are the things you do,/a ladder you climb, /falls down.”-Tone Hødnebø http://ow.ly/kRpLM The new anthology … Continue reading

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Links Round-Up April 15-19

News Updates from 2013 Puterbaugh Festival of International Lit & Culture, feat. Maaza Mengiste & photographer Phil Borges http://ow.ly/k3JdV Voices Carry Benefit Event and Dinner in San Francisco 4/20, translation and a gorgeous Art Deco backdrop! http://ow.ly/kdadm 44th Poetry International Festival in … Continue reading

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Links Round Up Mar 25-29

Readings/Discussion: I see a thread of beauty rippling/like a river of nobility -Palestinian poet Najwan Darwish, http://ow.ly/jr31H Check out Poetry Translation Centre on Pinterest! http://ow.ly/jr3Sw A tribute to the late Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe http://ow.ly/jncVC Hear from the mischievous minds behind Traviesa, a … Continue reading

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