Links Round-Up June 17

New Reading

  1. 1st direct translation of Stanislaw Lem’s “Solaris” published as audio/e-book, translated by ALTA’s Bill Johnston! http://ow.ly/5jgQp
  2. The Spring 2011 issue of the Chicago Review features New Italian Writing: http://ow.ly/1tJXBC

Reviews & Interviews

  1. Oh Canada! Reviewing translations & poetry in the mainstream press! C.f. This review of Louise Dupré & Liedewy Hawke: http://ow.ly/1tPuzy
  2. Turkish Poet Ahmet Uysal reminds us a “breeze sings to me in all languages at once.” Silk Road Review http://silkroad.pacificu.edu/Vol62.html
  3. John Ashberry’s translation of Rimbaud’s “Illuminations,” reviewed by Lydia Davis in yesterday’s NYT Book Review: http://ow.ly/1tHcnH

Events

  1. Hey, Albuquerque! Join award-winning translators Tina Nunnally & Steven Murray for a talk at Alamosa Books on July 10: http://ow.ly/1tPtsA

Essays & Articles

  1. A report on the translation symposium at the happening-right-now Poetry International Festival in Rotterdam: http://ow.ly/1tPsQw
  2. Susan Bernofsky on whether or not to bring up quibbles with a translator’s choices when reviewing a translated work: http://ow.ly/1tNJlt
  3. An article about the Arabic-to-English text of this year’s Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize: http://ow.ly/1tNJ9k
  4. The International Festival of Authors announces Found in Translation, programming on “the art of literary translation”: http://ow.ly/1tNIGs
  5. “The Pleasures & Perils of Creative Translation,” an essay by James Campbell in the New York Times: http://ow.ly/5gJ4d

Prizes

  1. Eugen-Helmlé Translation Prize goes to Holger Fock & Sabine Müller for their work from French: http://ow.ly/5hnUe
  2. The Austrian State Prizes for Literary Translation will go to Adan Kovacsics and Johann Strutz: http://ow.ly/5hnb4
  3. Clare Cavanagh and Stanisław Barańczak win this year’s “Found in Translation” prize for Wisława Szymborska’s “Here”: http://ow.ly/5hmQJ
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