Author Archives: P McCambridge

Links Round-Up June 24-28

Awards Francis Jones wins the 2013 John Dryden Translation Competition: http://ow.ly/mumQp Conversation “Iceland has the most books per capita in the world… But what of this flood is available in English translation?” http://ow.ly/mjXE0 Mikhail Shishkin: A Reading and Conversation with … Continue reading

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Links Roundup January 28 to February 1, 2013

Announcements Lucien Stryk passed away last week. Here is the announcement on the website of Northern Illinois University: http://ow.ly/hgVRx That Other Word returns, enthralled by an “absolutely insane” game of literary telephone: http://ow.ly/hfhZ3 carte blanche is now accepting submissions for its Spring, … Continue reading

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Links Roundup January 7 to 11, 2013

Comment Madame Mephisto, a novel on the Polish immigrant experience, was written in English. But is it also a translation? http://ow.ly/gFP8V The age of the trade publisher is over. Discuss: http://ow.ly/gJsw4 Rafa Lombardino posts on Literary Translators and Self-Publishing at Intralingo: http://ow.ly/gFOr4 Interview … Continue reading

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Links Roundup, December 10 to 14

Awards & Prizes Kurt Beals has won the first-ever German Book Office Translation Prize. Glückwunsch! http://ow.ly/g5fcM The submissions deadline to the Florence Gould Foundation Translation Prize has been extended to January 15, 2013: http://ow.ly/g4V6h SAND in Berlin is accepting translations from any … Continue reading

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Festival of Translators

Festival of Translators 25-27 July 2013, IIT Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, India Background In the past five years, South Asia has witnessed several high-profile festivals celebrating literature produced in India. While these gatherings commemorate the vibrancy of original writing, we would like … Continue reading

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Links Roundup September 3 to 8

ON TRANSLATION Just before our own, here comes the Friday links roundup from WLT: http://ow.ly/dxCeK Are poetry translators the heavyweights of the translation world? http://ow.ly/dv6v2 This is how John Woodsworth became a literary translator: http://ow.ly/du2Om REVIEWS Review: Bonsai by Alejandro … Continue reading

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Links Roundup, August 13 to 17

  On Translation Translationista on translating Pussy Riot (a volunteer effort thanks to social media): http://ow.ly/cZUWv Ah, the life of a freelance literary translator (battles against angle-grinders included): http://ow.ly/cWLlk An ABC of Translating Poetry: http://ow.ly/cV3Hx This week’s Translation Roundup from … Continue reading

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