Links Roundup, May 7 – 11

Announcements

Three new dual-language chapbooks just out from the Poetry Translation Centre. http://ow.ly/aOU5o

Plenty of interesting opportunities at Asymptote (translators from Romanian note a June 1 deadline). http://ow.ly/aOSTG

Poet&translator Roger Greenwald reading in NYC! May 14, 6:30pm, CCNY, 138th St&Convent Ave, North Academic Center, 6th floor, rm 316.

This looks epic! Circumference (re)launch event, May 18 in Brooklyn. http://ow.ly/aNkT2

Announcing a new translation studies book, in honor of Marilyn Gaddis Rose. http://ow.ly/aNhWM

Congratulations to the 2012 winners of the Best Translated Book Award! http://ow.ly/aL0t0

There’s still time–one week!–to apply for an ALTA Travel Fellowship. Deadline May 15. http://ow.ly/aKZS4

Four great translators discuss the work they’ve done, from the Bridge Series. One week from today (on May 14) at 7pm. http://ow.ly/aK5IC

Sure to be a great reading – David Abel and Mark Weiss, May 23 at 8 pm, St. Marks Poetry Project, 131 E. 10th Street, New York, NY 10003

Plenty of time to apply: Dalkey Archive-affiliated program in applied literary translation. http://ow.ly/aK3d2

Modern Poetry in Translation announces its new editor, Sasha Dugdale. http://ow.ly/aJWlo

The deadline is fast approaching, but there is still time to submit to the Anomalous Press Chapbook Contest! http://ow.ly/aQn7s

Reviews

Jerzy Pilch “manages to pull off some neat literary tricks.” On My First Suicide (tr. David Frick) at Kirkus Reviews. http://ow.ly/aNmX9

Want to inject a new flavor into your crime reading? How’s Denmark sound? “Copenhagen Noir” reviewed at Three Percent. http://ow.ly/aLNhn

“Fieldwork in Ukrainian Sex” gets a lackluster review, but where’s the problem, in the translation or the original? http://ow.ly/aQsg2

Readings & Discussions

So much more than simply Bolaño. The Daily Beast contemplates other choices in Latin American literature. http://ow.ly/aOSiO

“Traces of Our Fathers,” beautiful fiction by Alain Gordon-Gentil at Words Without Borders. http://ow.ly/aNj3A

Actually communicating with the original author – some wise advice. http://ow.ly/aL13i

The Three Percent crew interviewed at the Picador Book Room. http://ow.ly/aQpIf

“The world’s tears make good neighbors. Definite solidarity…” poetry in Words Without Borders. http://ow.ly/aQtFn

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