Links Roundup, May 7 – 11


Three new dual-language chapbooks just out from the Poetry Translation Centre.

Plenty of interesting opportunities at Asymptote (translators from Romanian note a June 1 deadline).

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.

Announcing a new translation studies book, in honor of Marilyn Gaddis Rose.

Congratulations to the 2012 winners of the Best Translated Book Award!

There’s still time–one week!–to apply for an ALTA Travel Fellowship. Deadline May 15.

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

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.

Modern Poetry in Translation announces its new editor, Sasha Dugdale.

The deadline is fast approaching, but there is still time to submit to the Anomalous Press Chapbook Contest!


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

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

“Fieldwork in Ukrainian Sex” gets a lackluster review, but where’s the problem, in the translation or the original?

Readings & Discussions

So much more than simply Bolaño. The Daily Beast contemplates other choices in Latin American literature.

“Traces of Our Fathers,” beautiful fiction by Alain Gordon-Gentil at Words Without Borders.

Actually communicating with the original author – some wise advice.

The Three Percent crew interviewed at the Picador Book Room.

“The world’s tears make good neighbors. Definite solidarity…” poetry in Words Without Borders.

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