Links Round-Up July 8

New Reading

  1. Mike Tate loves central and eastern European writing, and has founded Jantar to share his passion http://ow.ly/5wD9K
  2. New speculative fiction from Israel by Shimon Adaf, slated for publication in 2012 http://ow.ly/5wCYR
  3. William Carlos Williams’ translation of “Vigils” by Ernesto Mejía Sánchez http://ow.ly/5wCUv
  4. Ilya Kaminsky guest-edits Guernica: “Other Cultures, Other Realms” of poetry http://ow.ly/5wCSf
  5. Small Beer’s anthology of Mexican fantastic stories, “Three Messages and a Warning,” is coming later this year! http://ow.ly/5wCEV
  6. Words Without Borders: first of two issues on the Arab Spring http://ow.ly/5wCvi

Reviews

  1. Waggish admires Ludvík Vaculík’s “The Guinea Pigs,” translated by Kača Poláčková http://ow.ly/5wD5y
  2. Calypso’s new “snapshot of Romanian poetry” reviewed at blog Why So Red? http://ow.ly/5wCDD
  3. Shelf Awareness notes The Artificial Silk Girl by Irmgard Keun, trans. Kathie von Ankum http://ow.ly/5wCtS

Articles & Essays

  1. Pierre Assouline says translators should have the status of co-authors (article in French) http://ow.ly/5wDdA
  2. Love German Books offers 10 principles for translators who blog http://ow.ly/5wD0a

News

  1. U of Toronto inaugurates new translation journal Tusaaji: CFP for “Emancipation” theme due 1 Sept. http://ow.ly/5wCAj
  2. New Books in German promotes translation with funding for publication http://ow.ly/5wCxg
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