Links Round-Up December 9


Call for Participants: Theatrical Translation as Creative Process: a conference/festival

Dalkey Archive Press accepting submissions for Best European Fiction 2013

Books in Translation News

Brazil’s Clarice Lispector gets a second chance in English

Natasha Wimmer talks about translating two of Bolano’s most famous works

Grand Central and Little Brown UK are forming a transatlantic venture to publish crime, suspense, and thrillers in translation


Lydia Davis and Anna Moschovakis will read from their work this Friday in NYC as part of The Bridge series


A look back at the Literary Translators: Creative, Cultural and Collecting Contexts conference at the British Library

Prizes & Awards

The judging panel for the 2013 Man Booker International Prize has been announced

The French embassy recently awarded the Fu Lei Translation and Publishing Award

The Modern Language Association of America is presenting its 7th Lois Roth Award for a Translation of a Literary Work

The winner of the Austrian Cultural Forum Translation Prize has been announced

Articles & Discussions of Interest

Does collaborative translation mean more accuracy? Benjamin Moser is to retranslate Lispector with four others

A wide-ranging article on Asian literature concludes that things are improving for translators

A profile of Please Look After Mom translator Kim Chi-young

CEATL has issued The Six Commandments of fair play in literary translation

A great discussion on BBC Radio 3’s Night Waves on poetry in translation

Literary translator Peter Constantine describes his current work: translating early Chekhov stories


Working grants are available to professional literary translators of German fiction from abroad

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