Links Roundup, March 5 – 9

Announcements

Forthcoming from Toad Press: Ioan Flora’s THE FLYING HEAD (tr. Adam J. Sorkin & Elena Borta); Eduardo Milán: POEMS (tr. Leora Fridman).

Online Registration is Now Open – 2012 LTTC International Conference: The Making of a Translator. http://ow.ly/9vg4Q

2012 ALTA Travel Fellowship Awards! http://ow.ly/9scAJ

Modern Poetry in Translation announces its competition winners. http://ow.ly/9ygn7

The Soeurette Diehl Fraser Award (Texas Institute of Letters) will go to a Host Publications translator. http://ow.ly/9yh6b

Haruki Murakami’s “1Q84” translators, Jay Rubin & J. Philip Gabriel, will talk collaboration, Japanese, and more. http://ow.ly/9yjri

Readings & Discussion

The BBC outlines the persisting inferiority of machines when it comes to translation (hilarity sometimes ensues). http://ow.ly/9wOg8

Fairytales lost, then found… and just waiting to be translated. http://ow.ly/9wliS

How much credit should the translator get? One translator’s thoughts on the matter. http://ow.ly/9wl4P

Fantastic interview with Edith Grossman (thanks @atanet) http://ow.ly/9wmam

Five Microfictions by Edmundo Paz Soldán (tr. Kirk Nesset) at The Quarterly Conversation. http://ow.ly/9vl8m

Audio: The translated poetry of Marina Tsvetaeva, and more! http://ow.ly/1HTn36

Rilke translator Ian Crockatt gives us a taste of his process(es). http://ow.ly/9tQe1

Giving Pound, the translator, his due. http://ow.ly/9tPAU

Poetry by José-Flore Tappy (tr. John Taylor) in the March edition of TWO LINES online. http://ow.ly/9tO8k

Poetry’s translation issue is out, check it out online: http://ow.ly/9sfoc

A Clarice Lispector Roundtable, at the Quarterly Conversation. http://ow.ly/9sicy

Reviews

A fascinating review of a fascinating book: Donna Stonecipher on Jorge Carrera Andrade’s “Micrograms.” http://ow.ly/9tQIQ

Nicholas Lezard has a little something to say about French lit. http://ow.ly/9sjgv

María Helga Guðmundsdóttir reviews Icelander Sjón’s “From the Mouth of the Whale” (tr. Victoria Cribb). http://ow.ly/9yfWZ

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