Links Roundup, April 16 – 20

Announcements

Shortlists for the Rossica Translation Prize & Rossica Young Translators Award have been announced. http://ow.ly/anFh4

Lit&Lunch: How to Translate Fairy Tales, with Kate Bernheimer, Ilya Kaminsky, and Maria Tatar. (June 12) http://ow.ly/amaCO

ALTA’s own Joanna Trzeciak has been shortlisted for Canada’s Griffin Prize! http://ow.ly/akCVU

Congratulations to Dave Oliphant, 2012 winner of the Soeurette Diehl Fraser Award for Best Translation of a Book!

Reviews

“I finished it in one sitting.” BookSexy on Kristín Ómarsdóttir’s Children in Reindeer Woods (tr. Lytton Smith). http://ow.ly/apknd

“The poetry somewhat relieves, though in no way diminishes, the horror of the story.” Review: “Dream of Ding Village” http://ow.ly/amgDQ

Readings & Discussions

Hebrew translator Jessica Cohen has some thoughts on the art & craft of literary translation. http://ow.ly/apjtf

Useful, indeed. RT @atanet: When Is Careful Editing Too Much Editing? http://ow.ly/aphPp

Brilliant! The PTC always includes a literal translation, too. Here’s a Dari poem to kick off your weekend. http://ow.ly/apmZQ

The intricate beauty of the translation process: Some Preliminary Notes on a Poem by Semyon Lipkin. http://ow.ly/anLzc

Poems by Antonio Santamaría Solís, at The Brooklyn Rail. http://ow.ly/anJAK

Thank you, “magicians of language,” from the Huffington Post. http://ow.ly/anHbT

Acknowledging the translator – writ large. http://ow.ly/ambGL

The Hunchback and Botticelli’s Venus by Rubem Fonseca in Words Without Borders. Trans. by the great Clifford E. Landers! http://ow.ly/amhtl

Everyone’s still talking about Murakami, including his translators. And that’s okay. http://ow.ly/akEkt

Royalties in the world of literary translation… explained. http://ow.ly/akCE0

Translation … permutation http://ow.ly/aiYkO

Listen to a Shuar poem and its translation. http://ow.ly/aiZQl

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