Link Round-up, Jan 21st

Here’s a round-up of the links posted to Facebook and Twitter this week:

New Publications

  1. Absinthe issue 14 is out, featuring translations and reviews of new writing from all parts of Europe http://ow.ly/3Ffp8
  2. New issue of Poetry International Web presents work of Tien Yuan, Chinese poet writing in Japanese http://www.poetryinternationalweb.org/
  3. Issue 36 of the web journal Transcript is up–translations of “Literature from Stateless Nations” http://ow.ly/3Ff0r
  4. The 5th issue of no man’s land, magazine for new German literature in English, is online http://www.no-mans-land.org/
  5. The Goethe Institute notes translations from German coming out this spring http://ow.ly/3Fekz
  6. Have we mentioned the new poetry translation journal Telephone here? Word’s gotten out–issue #1 is in reprint already: http://ow.ly/3ET3g
  7. PEN America‘s latest issue includes loads of translation: http://ow.ly/3EfSx

Translation Reviews

  1. Günter Eich’s selected poems, translated by Michael Hofmann, reviewed on Words Without Borders http://ow.ly/3Fe3p

Translation News and Commentary

  1. Roberto Bolaño on “Literature and Exile” (from Between Parentheses, forthcoming from ND) http://ow.ly/3FeqP
  2. NPR reports on Google’s attempts at poetry translation. (No, really.) http://ow.ly/3Gy0C
  3. Michael Orthofer on the latest Swedish thrillers to hit the US, and their odd publication circumstances http://ow.ly/3FeK7
  4. Scott Esposito considers what it takes to sell translation, particularly the Tablet & Pen anthology http://ow.ly/3FeEQ
  5. Jessica Cohen’s translation of David Grossman’s novel To the End of the Land has won a National Jewish Book Award http://ow.ly/3FevU
  6. Chad @open_letter, according to this, maybe your website should be renamed “Three Point Two Percent”? http://ow.ly/3Fe6G
  7. Following up on their Spanish novelists issue, Granta asks five translators what they’re working on now http://ow.ly/3FdtJ

Events

  1. Festival Neue Literatur, Feb 11-13, features new German-language writing and its translators http://www.festivalneueliteratur.org/
  2. Barnard Center for Translation Studies Spring Calendar, talks by Arie Thompson, Lawrence Venuti and more: http://ow.ly/3G9jT

Resources and Opportunities

  1. Intranslation, web database of Spanish-to-English theater translation, now offers more info & resources http://www.intranslation.com.ar/
  2. A reminder that Banff applications are due 2/15–and the publication requirement is waived for students! http://ow.ly/3FdBq
  3. NYU’s new Master of Arts in Literary Translation: French-English–application deadline 15 April http://ow.ly/3Gys0
  4. Translators invited to apply for Zoland Poetry Fellowships at Vermont Studio Center; deadline is 2/15 http://ow.ly/3Ff51
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